Chymiferous Chy*mif"er*ous, a. [Chyme + -ferous.] (Physiol.) Bearing or containing chyme. [1913 Webster]

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  • chymiferous — (ˈ)kī|mif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chyme + i + ferous; probably originally formed as French chymifère : bearing or containing chyme * * * chymifˈerous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑chyme * * * chymiferous, a …   Useful english dictionary

  • chymiferous — adjective Bearing or containing chyme …   Wiktionary

  • chymiferous — bearing chyme Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • chymiferous — chy·mif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • chyme —   n. semi liquid partly digested food leaving stomach.    ♦ chymiferous, a. containing chyme.    ♦ chymiflcation, n. conversion of food into chyme.    ♦ chymous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • chymo- — (ˈkaɪməʊ) before a vowel chym , comb. form of L. Gr. chȳm us chyme, as in chyˈmecchysis, a discharge of chyme. ˈchymophore, a term applied to the lactiferous vessels of plants and other juice bearing vessels. chyˈmophorous a. = chymiferous.… …   Useful english dictionary

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