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chyle

chyle

 
pronunciation:
kaIl
part of speech: noun
definition: a light-colored fluid containing emulsified fat that is formed from chyme in the small intestine and that is absorbed by the lacteals and passed into the bloodstream.
derivations: chylaceous (adj.), chylous (adj.)