chyloperitoneum

noun

chy·​lo·​peri·​to·​ne·​um -ˌper-ət-ᵊn-ˈē-əm How to pronounce chyloperitoneum (audio)
plural chyloperitoneums or chyloperitonea -ˈē-ə How to pronounce chyloperitoneum (audio)
: the presence of chyle in the peritoneal cavity

Dictionary Entries Near chyloperitoneum

Cite this Entry

“Chyloperitoneum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chyloperitoneum. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
Name That Thing

You know what it looks like… but what is it called?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?

PLAY