chyle


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chyle

a milky fluid composed of lymph and emulsified fat globules, formed in the small intestine during digestion

Chyle

 

the milk-white fluid contained in the lymphatic vessels of the mesentery of animals and man; the lymph enriched with fat droplets absorbed from the contents of the intestines. (SeeLYMPH.)

chyle

[kīl]
(physiology)
Lymph containing emulsified fat, present in the lacteals of the intestine during digestion of ingested fats.
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In this scenario, the reason for chylothorax appeared to be involvement of the thoracic duct by KS, leading to obstruction and a resultant leakage of chyle from the thoracic duct.
Our program now includes standard patient education materials addressing post-operative movement precautions & exercise, skin & scar care, physical & functional body changes, signs/symptoms of infection, seroma, wound dehiscence & chyle leaks.
The term chylothorax is used to describe this fluid because the fluid resembles the appearance of chyle, which is the milky fluid taken up by the lacteals from the intestines during digestion.
Abstract: Chylothorax occurs when a disruption in the thoracic duct allows chyle to escape into the pleural space.
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In "Driver, Driver" the persona addresses, apparently, an ambulance driver, urging the person on because "My guts are full of chyme and chyle, of Time and bile" (246, 1.
of digesting all its food into healthy chyle (January 1820: 11) and
In the small bowel mesentery, the spaces may be filled with chyle and are called chylous lymphangioma.
Digestion was largely understood in the early nineteenth century as a two-step process whereby heterogenous foodstuffs were transformed into successively homogenous materials, into chyme in the stomach and chyle in the small intestine.
The thoracic duct transports sterile, bacteriostatic, and slightly alkaline chyle that includes almost 70% of ingested dietary fats in the form of chylomicrons, cholesterol, and triglycerides.
Using serum pools containing low, middle, and high insulin concentrations to measure interference, we detected no interference from free and complex bilimbin (up to 194 mg/L), hemoglobin (up to 7650 mg/L), or chyle (up to 2800 formazine turbity units).