Ma"ny*plies (?), n. [Many, adj. + plies, pl. of ply a fold.] Anat.

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. See Illust of Ruminant.


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