Esophageal Groove- A muscular structure at the lower end of the esophagus that, when closed, forms a tube allowing milk to go directly into the abomasum. (This prevents milk from being fermented or soured by the ruminal microorganisms). Sometimes called the reticular groove.
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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.