Chyliferous
Chyliferous Chy*lif"er*ous, a. [Chyle + -ferous: cf. F. chylif[`e]re.] (Physiol.) Transmitting or conveying chyle; as, chyliferous vessels. [1913 Webster]

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  • chyliferous — Conveying chyle. SYN: chylophoric. [chyl + L. fero, to carry] * * * chy·lif·er·ous ( )kī lif (ə )rəs adj transmitting or conveying chyle <chyliferous vessels> …   Medical dictionary

  • chyliferous — adjective transmitting chyle chyliferous vessels • Pertains to noun: ↑chyle …   Useful english dictionary

  • chyliferous — adjective That bears or transmits chyle …   Wiktionary

  • chyliferous — bearing chyle Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • chyliferous — chy·lif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • chyliferous vessel — lacteal (def. 3) …   Medical dictionary

  • -ferous — fer*ous [L. fer. fr. ferre to bear. See {Bear} to support.] A suffix signifying bearing, producing, yielding; as, auriferous, yielding gold; chyliferous, producing chyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lacteal — Lac te*al, n. (Anat.) One of the lymphatic vessels which convey chyle from the small intestine through the mesenteric glands to the thoracic duct; a chyliferous vessel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thoracic duct — Lymph: Thoracic duct The thoracic and right lymphatic ducts. (Thoracic duct is thin vertical white line at center.) …   Wikipedia

  • Nicolaes Tulp — by Nicolaes Eliasz. Pickenoy (1633). Born 9 October 1593 …   Wikipedia

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