roughage

(from the article `feed`) Roughages
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roughage

(ruf´әj) coarse, largely indigestible material, such as bran, cereals, fruit, and vegetable fibers, that acts as an irritant to stimulate intestinal evacuation.
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roughage

1. Anything in the diet, e.g., bran, serving as a bulk stimulant of intestinal peristalsis. ... 2. Hay or other coarse feed fed to cattle and other herbivores. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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roughage

noun coarse food high in fiber but low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates peristalsis
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roughage

A feed which has a relatively high crude fiber content.
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roughage

A high fiber, low total digestible nutrient feed consisting of coarse bulky plants or plant parts; dry or green feed with over 18% crude fiber.
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roughage

A term used to describe a feed high in fibre (greater than 18% crude fibre). Roughage tends to be bulky, coarse, and low in energy. Examples: hay, silage, straw.
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roughage

Alternative term for dietary fibre, material of plant origin that cannot be digested by enzymes normally present in the human gut
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Roughage

Feed that is high in fiber, low in digestible nutrients, and low in energy (e.g., hay, straw, silage, and pasture).
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Roughage

feed that is high in fiber, low in digestible nutrients, and low in energy (e.g., hay, straw, silage, and pasture).
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Roughage

Fibrous feedstuffs such as straw, cottonseed hulls, and other plant by-products.
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roughage

Type: Term Pronunciation: rŭf′ăj Definitions: 1. Anything in the diet (bran) that may act as a bulk stimulant of intestinal peristalsis.
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roughage

[n] - coarse food high in fiber but low in nutrients
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