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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.
(Physiology) the thick fluid mass of partially digested food that leaves the stomach
[C17: from Late Latin chӯmus, from Greek khumos juice; compare chyle]
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]
See also related terms for swallow.
The creamy mass of partly digested food and gastric juice found in the stomach and small intestine during digestion.
n. quimo, sustancia o materia semilíquida que proviene de la digestión gástrica.