chylaceous

chylaceous

[kahy-ley-shuhs]
adjective
of or resembling chyle.

Origin:
1690–1700; chyle + -aceous

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chyle (kaɪl)
 
n
a milky fluid composed of lymph and emulsified fat globules, formed in the small intestine during digestion
 
[C17: from Late Latin chӯlus, from Greek khulos juice pressed from a plant; related to Greek khein to pour]
 
chylaceous
 
adj
 
'chylous
 
adj

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