chylopoiesis


chylopoiesis

chylopoiesis [kī′lō-poi-ē′sĭs] n.

  1. The formation of chyle in the intestine and its absorption by the lacteals.chylifaction chylification

Related formschi′lo•poi•et′ic (-poi-ĕt′ĭk) adj. The American Heritage® Stedman’s Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

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