Type of stomach found only in the folivorous primates, particularly in the colobines; it is greatly enlarged and has several chambers, which help to digest the large amounts of leaves these animals consume.
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stomach (Hollow muscular organ that lies between the esophagus and small intestine. In primates it serves ...)
foregut fermenter (Mammal that retains high-fiber foods in the stomach, where symbionts break down the cellulose ...)
Avahi Jourdain, 1834 (... salivary glands and rudimentary sacculated stomach. Live in monogamous groups.)
banquet feeder (... and fill their sacculated stomachs with leaves. Cf. smorgasbord ...)
Colobinae (... sacculated stomach for consuming a diet primarily ...)