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chylomicron

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noun chy·lo·mi·cron \ˌkī-lō-ˈmī-ˌkrän\

Definition of chylomicron

  1. :  a lipoprotein rich in triglyceride and common in the blood during fat digestion and assimilation



Origin of chylomicron

Greek chylos + mikron, neuter of mikros small — more at micro-


First Known Use: 1921


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chylomicron

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noun chy·lo·mi·cron \ˌkī-lō-ˈmī-ˌkrän\

Medical Definition of chylomicron

  1. :  a lipoprotein rich in triglyceride and common in the blood during fat digestion and assimilation




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