adjective see chyle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Chylous — Chy lous, a. [Cf. F. chyleux.] (Physiol.) Consisting of, or similar to, chyle. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chylous — Relating to chyle. * * * chy·lous kī ləs adj consisting of or like chyle <chylous ascites> …   Medical dictionary

  • chylous — chyle ► NOUN Physiology ▪ a milky fluid which drains from the small intestine into the lymphatic system during digestion. DERIVATIVES chylous adjective. ORIGIN Greek kh los juice …   English terms dictionary

  • chylous — See chylaceous. * * * …   Universalium

  • chylous — chy·lous …   English syllables

  • 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 ascites — the presence of chyle in the peritoneal cavity as a result of anomalies, injuries, or obstruction of the thoracic duct. Called also chyloperitoneum …   Medical dictionary

  • chylous effusion — chylothorax consisting of chyle that has leaked from the thoracic duct …   Medical dictionary

  • chylous hydrothorax — chylothorax …   Medical dictionary

  • chylous pleurisy — chylothorax …   Medical dictionary

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