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 and Etymology of chylomicron

Greek chylos + mikron, neuter of mikros small — more at micro-


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chylomicron

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

medical Definition of chylomicron

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

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