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Definition of the adjective Pregastric

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  1. Before (reaching) the stomach (digestion etc)

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Meat Sciences (2004)

by Carrick Devine, M. Dikeman

In such situations, the synthesis of microbial protein is advantageous to the animal; but when higher-quality proteins, such as casein or soybean protein are extensively degraded, then pregastric fermentation is a disadvantage. Extensive pregastric fermentation of dietary proteins, starches and soluble carbohydrates is partially offset for the host animal by the opportunity to digest the fermented products, microbial protein and B vitamins. Some loss of dietary energy must be expected ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

edu/hbooks/pathphys/digestion/ pregastric/taste.html ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2017)

by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.

Pregastric Esterase – See Enzymes. Pre‐Natal Flavor Preference – In the womb it has been determined that the fetus develops preferences based on chemicals in the blood and amniotic fluid. Preferences for anise, garlic, ethanol, mint, vanilla, blue cheese and unfortunately cigarettes have been studied. See Preference. Pre‐Op or Pre‐Operation Procedures – Within the HACCP System but outside the HACCP Plan, Pre‐Op Procedures is a prerequisite program ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare (2010)

by D. S. Mills, Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde

The horse, on the other hand, appears to depend more on pregastric ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Soil Science (2006)

by R. Lal

Herbivores have an enormous population of these anaerobic microorganisms either in the forestomachs (before the true gastric stomach therefore called pregastric digesters) or in the caecum and colon and therefore called postgastric digesters. These microorganisms produce short-chain fatty acids, gases, and microbial cells. The fatty acids provide 60-80% of the host animal's energy, the gases are waste products and the microbial cells are digested to amino acids, carbohydrate, ...

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Scrabble value of P3R1E1G2A1S1T1R1I1C3

The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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