psalterial

psalterium

[sawl-teer-ee-uhm]
noun, plural psalteria [sawl-teer-ee-uh] . Zoology.
the omasum.

Origin:
1855–60; < Late Latin psaltērium the Psalter, the folds of the omasum being likened to the leaves of a book

psalterial, adjective
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psalterium (sɔːlˈtɪərɪəm)
 
n , pl -teria
Also called: omasum the third compartment of the stomach of ruminants, between the reticulum and abomasum
 
[C19: from Latin psaltēriumPsalter; from the similarity of its folds to the pages of a book]

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