Medical Definition of Chyle vessel

1. 1. Pertaining to, or resembling, milk; milky; as, the lacteal fluid. 2. Pertaining to, or containing, chyle; as, the lacteal vessels. Origin: L. Lacteus milky, fr. Lac, lactis, milk. Cf. Galaxy, Lettuce. One of the lymphatic vessels which convey chyle from the small intestine through the mesenteric glands to the thoracic duct; a chyliferous vessel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Chyle Vessel

chyazate
chyazates
chyazic
chyazic acid
chyl-
chylaceous
chylaemia
chylangioma
chylaqueous
chylde
chyle
chyle cistern
chyle corpuscle
chyle cyst
chyle peritonitis
chyle vessel (current term)
chyles
chylidrosis
chylifaction
chylifactive
chylifactory
chyliferous
chylific
chylification
chylified
chylifies
chyliform
chyliform ascites
chylify
chylifying

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