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chylomicron

chylomicron

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

Definition of CHYLOMICRON

:  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

chylomicron

noun chy·lo·mi·cron \ˌkī-lō-ˈmī-ˌkrän\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHYLOMICRON

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

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