How is ruminant's stomach different from human stomach?
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Ruminants have three extra chambers in their stomach before the true stomach.
Rumen: The plant material is processed here first.
Reticulum: Cud is formed by chewing and rechewing
Omasum: Further processing of cud
Abomasum (true stomach): Last chamber where actual digestion takes place by enzymes and bacteria.
Humans have only one stomach which is divided into four parts-
Cardia: It is the first part of the stomach where oesophagus empties its content into the stomach. Gastric juices are manufactured in cardia.
Fundus: It is the storehouse of undigested food and gases released from chemical digestion.
Corpus: It is the largest part where partial digestion occurs.
Pyrolus: It connects stomach to duodenum (first part of small intestine).
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