monogastric


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monogastric

[¦män·ō′gas·trik]
(vertebrate zoology)
Having only one digestive cavity.
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The gastrointestinal microbiota and its role in monogastric nutrition and health with an emphasis on pigs: current understanding, possible modulations, and new technologies for ecological studies.
The role of synthetic amino acids in monogastric animal production.
Utilization of microbial phytase in the production of monogastric animal feed has been reported in different studies by Barabara et al.
As the size of digesta particles continue to be reduced, they move into the fourth compartment, the abomasum, which functions similarly to the single stomach of monogastrics. Here is where final digestion takes place with enzymes and acids, further reducing the size of food particles.
[99] noting that banana peels' antinutritive tannins negatively affect the utilization of the fruit waste in monogastric dietary.
'Ruminant animals' includes cattle, sheep, goats and camels; 'monogastric animals' includes pigs, poultry, horses and other small fur animals; and 'poultry' includes all chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese and guinea fowl.
The use of exogenous enzymes in feed for monogastric animals can be done on top, that is, without considering the nutritional contribution promoted by the activity of enzymes in the nutritional matrix of the enzymatic product.
Retention of ammonium is not an important factor because the newborn calf (involved also in this study) works digestively as a monogastric animal.
Chicory seeds contain a rich potpourri of nutrients ideal for both ruminant and monogastric nutrition.
Hair can be an alternative source of protein, especially for monogastric animals [4], as well as a source of nutrients for plants [5].
In monogastric animals, choline deficiency has been shown to result in hepatic lipidosis.