chymification

noun
chy·​mi·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌkī-mə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce chymification (audio) , ˌkim-ə- How to pronounce chymification (audio) \

Medical Definition of chymification

: the conversion of food into chyme by the digestive action of gastric juice

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“Chymification.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chymification. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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