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farrowing


the process of a sow giving birth to piglets.
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heterosis


see hybrid-vigour.
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monogastric


animal with a single compartment stomach.
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pasteurization


a heat process designed to destroy food pathogens and most food spoilage organisms but not to sterilize the product.
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rigor mortis


the permanent contraction of skeletal muscle associated with death.
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rumination


the process of regurgitation and re- chewing food from the rumen.
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animal science glossary


Select the beginning letter of the word that you wish to look up and scroll down the list until you find it. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z abiotic - devoid of life; the nonliving components of any environment.
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abomasum


the final compartment of the ruminant stomach, also known as the fourth or true stomach of the cow, comparable in function to the simple-stomached animals.
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abortion


expulsion of the fetus (or fetuses) by a pregnant female before the normal end of a pregnancy.
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acetonemia


a metabolic disease characterized by high concentrations of ketone bodies (b-hydoroxybutyric-acid, acetoacetic acid and acetone) in blood or other body tissues.
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