Sheep Term (O)


Omasum - the third part of the ruminant stomach located between the reticulum and the abomasum. 重瓣胃

Orf - a viral skin disease affecting sheep and goats. People can contact this disease. 羊痘疮

Organic matter - the part of the soil that includes the decomposing remains of plants and animals, as well as the product of complete decomposition, known as humus. 有机质

Orthodox - referring to the Eastern Church. 东正教

Ova - female sex egg. Also called ovum, oocyte.卵细胞

Ovine - of, pertaining to, resembling, or being a sheep似绵羊的

Ovis - a taxonomic genus wthin the sub family caprinae -- the sheep 羊属

Ovulation - the release of mature eggs from the ovary. 排卵

Oxytocin - a naturally secreted hormone that is important in milk letdown and the contraction of the smooth uterine muscles during the birthing process. 催产素

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