What is another word for gastric mill?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈastɹɪk mˈɪl] (IPA)

The gastric mill is a part of the digestive system of certain animals, including crustaceans and insects. This mill consists of specialized muscles that grind and crush food, helping to break it down before it moves on to the next stage of digestion. There are several synonyms for the term gastric mill, including gizzard, crop, and proventriculus. These terms are often used interchangeably, depending on the specific animal being discussed. Regardless of the terminology used, the purpose of this digestive organ remains the same: to help animals extract valuable nutrients from their food, thereby supporting growth, health, and survival in the wild.

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What are the hypernyms for Gastric mill?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    excretory organ, digestive organ, musculature system organ.

What are the hyponyms for Gastric mill?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for gastric mill (as nouns)

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