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a milky fluid composed of lymph and emulsified fat globules, formed in the small intestine during digestion
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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.)
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Lymph containing emulsified fat, present in the lacteals of the intestine during digestion of ingested fats.
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