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chyle

 (kīl)
n.
A milky fluid consisting of lymph and emulsified fat extracted from chyme by the lacteals during digestion and passed to the bloodstream through the thoracic duct.

[French, from Late Latin chȳlus, from Greek khūlos, juice; see gheu- in Indo-European roots.]

chy·la′ceous (kī-lā′shəs), chy′lous (kī′ləs) adj.

chyle

(kaɪl)
n
(Biochemistry) a milky fluid composed of lymph and emulsified fat globules, formed in the small intestine during digestion
[C17: from Late Latin chӯlus, from Greek khulos juice pressed from a plant; related to Greek khein to pour]
chylaceous, ˈchylous adj

chyle

(kaɪl)

n.
a milky fluid containing emulsified fat and other products of digestion, that forms from chyme in the small intestine, is absorbed by the lacteals, and reaches the bloodstream through the thoracic duct.
[1535–45; < Late Latin chȳlus < Greek chȳlós juice, akin to cheîn, Latin fundere to pour (compare fuse2)]
chy′lous, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chyle - a milky fluid consisting of lymph and emulsified fatschyle - a milky fluid consisting of lymph and emulsified fats; formed in the small intestine during digestion of ingested fats
bodily fluid, body fluid, liquid body substance, humour, humor - the liquid parts of the body
lymph - a thin coagulable fluid (similar to plasma but) containing white blood cells (lymphocytes) and chyle; is conveyed to the blood stream by lymphatic vessels
Translations

chyle

n. quilo, sustancia lechosa que resulta de la absorción y emulsión de las grasas, presente en el intestino delgado.
References in classic literature ?
Very likely," says the doctor: "I have known people eat in a fever; and it is very easily accounted for; because the acidity occasioned by the febrile matter may stimulate the nerves of the diaphragm, and thereby occasion a craving which will not be easily distinguishable from a natural appetite; but the aliment will not be concreted, nor assimilated into chyle, and so will corrode the vascular orifices, and thus will aggravate the febrific symptoms.
Chyle consists of lymph of intestinal origin, which is a milky and opalescent fluid rich in lymphocytes, protein, triglycerides and chylomicrons.
The treatment of chylopericardium should be disease specific, with the goals of decreasing chyle production, relieving or treating tamponade (16, 23, 24), or preventing secondary constrictive pericarditis (10, 25); treatment is also tailored to mitigate against the deleterious consequences of lymph depletion in regards to nutritional status, fluid and electrolyte depletion, and immunologic side effects of chronic lymphocyte reduction (25).
The thoracic duct is the largest lymphatic vessel in the body, draining lymph and chyle from the subdiaphragmatic body, left arm and chest (except for the lower lobe of the left lung) into the left brachiocephalic vein.
Lymphatic obstruction leads to formation of a lymphaticourinary fistula, causing excretion of chyle into the urinary tract.
Uma primeira etapa resultava na producao daquilo que era chamado de "massa sanguinaria" designada tambem sob o nome de chyle, substancia esbranquicada "semelhante ao leite de amendoas", dizia Pare, e na composicao da qual entravam os quatro humores.
Oesophageal disease accounted for 17% of publications, airway pathology for 8%, pericardial disease for 4%, mediastinal masses for 3%, chest wall tumours for 3%, conditions of the diaphragm for 1% and the chyle duct for 0.
For example, such needs include: education on physical & functional body changes, postoperative movement precautions, skin & scar care, signs/symptoms of infection & chyle leaks.
2,4) The thoracic duct congregates most of the chyle and lymph from the blood.
The fluid was high in protein, LDH and triglycerides, suggesting it was chyle.