Chylifaction Chyl`i*fac"tion, n. [Chyle + L. facere to make.] (Physiol.) The act or process by which chyle is formed from food in animal bodies; chylification, -- a digestive process. [1913 Webster]

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  • chylifaction — SYN: chylopoiesis. [chyl + L. facio, to make] …   Medical dictionary

  • chylifaction — chy·li·fac·tion …   English syllables

  • chylifaction — |kīlə|fakshən, |kil noun ( s) Etymology: by alteration : chylification …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chylification — Chyl i*fi*ca tion, n. (Physiol.) The formation of chyle. See {Chylifaction}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chylopoiesis — Formation of chyle in the intestine. SYN: chylifaction, chylification. [chylo + G. poiesis, a making] * * * chy·lo·poi·e·sis poi ē səs n, pl e·ses .sēz CHYLIFICATION chy·lo·poi·et·ic et ik …   Medical dictionary

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