chyme

noun \ ˈkīm \

Definition of chyme

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

Origin and Etymology of chyme

New Latin chymus, from Late Latin, chyle, from Greek chymos juice; akin to Greek chein


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chyme

noun \ ˈkīm \

medical Definition of chyme

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

chymous

play \ˈkī-məs\ adjective

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