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chylopoiesis chy·lo·poi·e·sis (kī'lō-poi-ē'sĭs)
The formation of chyle in the intestine and its absorption by the lacteals. Also called chylifaction, chylification.

chi'lo·poi·et'ic (-poi-ět'ĭk) adj.
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