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chyme

noun \ˈkīm\

Definition of CHYME

:  the semifluid mass of partly digested food expelled by the stomach into the duodenum

Origin of CHYME

New Latin chymus, from Late Latin, chyle, from Greek chymos juice; akin to Greek chein
First Known Use: 1607

chyme

noun \ˈkīm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHYME

:  the semifluid mass of partly digested food expelled by the stomach into the duodenum
chy·mous \ˈkī-məs\ adjective

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