pseudo chylous

chyle

[kahyl]
noun
a milky fluid containing emulsified fat and other products of digestion, formed from the chyme in the small intestine and conveyed by the lacteals and the thoracic duct to the veins.

Origin:
1535–45; < Late Latin chȳlus < Greek chȳlós juice, akin to cheîn to pour, Latin fundere to pour (see fuse2), English gut

chylous, adjective
pseudochylous, adjective
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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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chyle
1540s, from L. chylus, from Gk. khylos "juice" (of plants, animals, etc.), see chyme.
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chyle (kīl)
n.
A turbid, white or pale yellow fluid taken up by the lacteals from the intestine during digestion and carried by the lymphatic system via the thoracic duct into the circulation.


chy·la'ceous (kī-lā'shəs) or chy'lous (kī'ləs) adj.
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