chyle

noun \ ˈkī(-ə)l \

Definition of chyle

: lymph that is milky from emulsified fats, characteristically present in the lacteals, and most apparent during intestinal absorption of fats

chylous

play \ˈkī-ləs\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of chyle

Late Latin chylus, from Greek chylos juice, chyle; akin to Greek chein to pour — more at found


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chyle

noun \ ˈkī(ə)l \

medical Definition of chyle

: lymph that is milky from emulsified fats, characteristically present in the lacteals, and most apparent during intestinal absorption of fats

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