<anatomy> The third division, or that between the reticulum, or honeycomb stomach, and the abomasum, or rennet stomach, in the stomach of ruminants; the omasum; the psalterium. So called from the numerous folds in its mucous membrane.

Origin: Many, adj. + plies, pl. Of ply a fold.

(01 Mar 1998)

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