noun. ['ˈruːmən'] the first compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; here food is collected and returned to the mouth as cud for chewing.
- first stomach
- rumen (Latin)
Rhymes with Rumen
Sentences with rumen
1. Noun, plural
It will be placed through the abdominal wall and straight into the rumen to help expel the gas.
2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
A rumenotomy is a surgical procedure where a veterinarian cuts into the cows rumen to help relieve the gas.
3. Noun, singular or mass
The rumen is used to as a holding tank and to remove fatty acids that the cow uses.