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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.
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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
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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.
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bolus, chyme - Bolus is chewed food ready for swallowing, and chyme is swallowed, partially digested food.
See also related terms for swallow.
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chyme

The creamy mass of partly digested food and gastric juice found in the stomach and small intestine during digestion.
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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
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Translations
fæðumauk
糜粥

chyme

, chymus
n. quimo, sustancia o materia semilíquida que proviene de la digestión gástrica.
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This intestinal chyme can form a tenacious layer that resists washing and obscures visualization of the mucosa.
Researcher has found that adding 0.2% montmorillonite to the diet can reduce the LPS concentration in digestive segments of chyme, except for cecum [35].
In doing so, the first requirement is to turn the ingested food into a sufficiently fluidized mass (the chyme) that allows the regulated discharge of nutrients towards the duodenum.
Chyme passes through the sleeve, making an intestinal bypass/biliopancreatic diversion without the need for stapling or anastomosis.
After chyme enters the duodenum from the stomach, the bile acids and lipids are present in different physical states (simple micelles, mixed micelles, and vesicles).
The liner is open at both ends promoting the passage of chyme from the stomach bypassing the duodenum and into the jejunum.
The digestive glands in your stomach lining produce acid and enzymes which mix with the food creating a paste called chyme. Once mixed, chyme is pushed through a valve into the first section of the small intestine (duodenum), about 4ml at a time.
They inhibit the passage of chyme through gut, hampering stomach discharges, decline the absorption of sterols and glucose in intestines and reduce blood cholesterol and glucose level.
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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