Glossary

Hindgut

Glossary

Hindgut

Hindgut fermentation is a digestive process seen in monogastric herbivores, animals with a simple, single-chambered stomach. Cellulose is digested with the aid of symbiotic bacteria. The microbial fermentation occurs in the digestive organs that follow the small intestine: the large intestine and cecum (see: Wikipedia).

ajax-loader
Scroll to Top