variants or chylifactory
or chylific
or chylificatory
: producing or converting into chyle : having the power to form chyle

Word History


chylifactive from chyl- + -factive; chylifactory from chyl- + -factory (from Latin factus—past participle of facere to do—+ English -ory); chylific from New Latin chylificus, from chyl- + Latin -ficus -fic; chylificatory alteration (influenced by chylification) of chylifactory

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“Chylifactive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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