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chyme

 (kīm)
n.
The thick semifluid mass of partly digested food that is passed from the stomach to the duodenum.

[Middle English chime, humors, body fluids, from Old French, from Late Latin chȳmus, from Greek khūmos, juice; see gheu- in Indo-European roots.]

chy′mous (kī′məs) adj.

chyme

(kaɪm)
n
(Physiology) the thick fluid mass of partially digested food that leaves the stomach
[C17: from Late Latin chӯmus, from Greek khumos juice; compare chyle]
ˈchymous adj

chyme

(kaɪm)

n.
the semifluid mass into which food is converted by gastric secretion and which passes from the stomach into the small intestine.
[1600–10; < Latin chȳmus < Greek chȳmós juice, akin to chȳlós chyle]
chy′mous, adj.
bolus, chyme - Bolus is chewed food ready for swallowing, and chyme is swallowed, partially digested food.
See also related terms for swallow.

chyme

The creamy mass of partly digested food and gastric juice found in the stomach and small intestine during digestion.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chyme - a semiliquid mass of partially digested food that passes from the stomach through the pyloric sphincter into the duodenum
food, nutrient - any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Translations
fæðumauk
糜粥

chyme

, chymus
n. quimo, sustancia o materia semilíquida que proviene de la digestión gástrica.
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Chyme passes through the sleeve, making an intestinal bypass/biliopancreatic diversion without the need for stapling or anastomosis.
Once mixed, chyme is pushed through a valve into the first section of the small intestine (duodenum), about 4ml at a time.
Marsman GJ, Gruppen H, Van der Poel AF, et al The effect of thermal processing and enzyme treatments of soybean meal on growth performance, ileal nutrient digestibilities, and chyme characteristics in broiler chicks.
After those homestead's members who are most likely to be affected by the misconduct of the owner of bitter money have eaten the meat, an ajuoga (ritual specialist) mixes chyme (wen) from the sacrificed animal's intestines with herbal medicines (yath).
Thymolina decreased microbial activity in terminal ileum, caecum, and colon, as was obvious from reduced bacterial colony counts and reduced chyme contents of volatile fatty acids as well as of biogenic amines.
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In conjunction, the company has received encouraging results from two Phase 2a clinical trials demonstrating a correlation of the 150 mg dose of ribaxamase with the degradation of residual IV ceftriaxone alone, and in the presence of the proton pump inhibitor (PPI), esomeprazole, to levels that were near or below detectable in the intestinal chyme of healthy participants with functioning ileostomies.
One of the main functions of the colon and coprodeum is to store chyme and retropulsed urine to resorb sodium and water.
The nonabsorbed lactose will retain water in the lumen to maintain the osmolality of the undigested chyme (Mills & Stappenbeck, 2014).
The number of enterococci, lactobacteria, and bifidobacteria in the calves' intestinal chyme after 24 h of supplementation of E.
Premucosal malabsorption is the inadequate digestion due to improper mixing of gastrointestinal enzymes and bile with chyme.
Abnormalities of dental epithelium and failure of initiation of tooth development by underlying mesen- chyme have been considered as the etiological causes of congenital absence of teeth.