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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.
The peritoneal fluid samples and pleural effusion chyle tests elicited positive results.
Pressure dressings are intended to compress the leaking chyle vessel and allow time for closure.
The chyle duct (CD) lies close to the spine behind the right renal vein and vena cava.
Chemical pleurodesis is a method to treat CC through injecting the chemical agent into chest, which could induce the chemical pleural inflammation and adhesions, prompt the pleural cavity closure and prevent the chyle leakage.
Chylothorax is a condition characterized by the presence of chyle in the pleural cavity.
In 1776, Dejean entered a competition of the Imperial Academy in Petersburg to answer the question about the supposed alteration of chyle into blood, called sanguification.
At the site of adhesion, the intestines became thin and porous leaking chyle into the peritoneum.
According to the results from the latest meta-analyses, the outcomes of RT and OT were comparable for the rates of seroma formation [12-15, 17], chyle leak [12-17], and tracheal injury [15].
Chyle Fistula: The key to treatment of a chyle fistula is prevention which demands knowledge of the relevant anatomy.
Whereas haemorrhage chyle leak and accessory nerve palsy was noted in 1.
Oldrich Chyle (Chyle took the post after resignation of Korbel) criticized the UNCIP's work [42].