Chylaceous
Chylaceous Chy*la"ceous, a. (Physiol.) Possessed of the properties of chyle; consisting of chyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • chylaceous — /kuy lay sheuhs/, adj. of or resembling chyle. [1690 1700; CHYLE + ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • chylaceous — chy·la·ceous …   English syllables

  • chylaceous — /kaɪˈleɪʃəs/ (say kuy layshuhs) adjective of or resembling chyle …   Australian English dictionary

  • chylaceous — adjective consisting of chyle or having the properties of chyle • Syn: ↑chylous • Pertains to noun: ↑chyle (for: ↑chylous), ↑chyle • Derivationally related forms: ↑chyle …   Useful english dictionary

  • chylous — adjective consisting of chyle or having the properties of chyle • Syn: ↑chylaceous • Pertains to noun: ↑chyle, ↑chyle (for: ↑chylaceous) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chylous — See chylaceous. * * * …   Universalium

  • chyle —   n. milky fat containing fluid secreted into blood by lactic vessels in small intestine.    ♦ chylaceous, a.    ♦ chylific, a. producing chyle.    ♦ chyliform, a. like chyle.    ♦ chylocauly, n. Botany, possession of fleshy leaves.    ♦… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • chyle — [kīl] n. [LL chylus < Gr chylos, juice, humor, chyle < cheein, to pour: see FOUND3] a milky fluid composed of lymph and emulsified fats: it is formed from chyme in the small intestine, is absorbed by the lacteals, and is passed into the… …   English World dictionary

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