chylification


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chylification

(ˌkaɪlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
(Physiology) the process of turning into chyle
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In human physiology Prout identified four stages in the formation of blood: digestion in the stomach, chymification in the duodenum, chylification in the lacteals, and sanguification proper in the blood vessels.
In the early nineteenth century, chymification and chylification remained the objects of some dispute, though empirical science was beginning to find ways to discern the processes at work.
Since the days of Albrecht von Hailer, the emphasis has been on devising experiments and methods that allow for first-hand observation of the processes at work--the chymification and chylification of aliments, to use the language of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century physiology.