chyle

Part of speech: noun

A nutritive fluid formed during digestion.

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Usage examples "chyle":

  1. The whole evening, ever since you left the camp- fire, she has been talking to me on the subject of mental assimilation- that is, the treatment of our ideas and thoughts as if they were articles of food- intellectual soda biscuit, or plum pudding, for instance- in order to find out whether our minds can digest these things and produce from them the mental chyme and chyle necessary to our intellectual development. - "The Associate Hermits", Frank R. Stockton.
  2. In this stage the patient is low in flesh and feeble generally, because of trouble with blood and chyle to pass normally through the diaphragm. - "Philosophy of Osteopathy", Andrew T. Still.