Medical Dictionary

cisterna chyli

noun cisterna chy·li \-ˈkī-ˌlī\
plural cisternae chyli

Medical Definition of CISTERNA CHYLI

:  a dilated lymph channel usually opposite the first and second lumbar vertebrae and marking the beginning of the thoracic duct
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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