Chyme (from Greek "χυμός" - khymos, "juice") is the semifluid mass of partly digested food expelled by the stomach into the duodenum. Also known as chymus, it is the liquid substance found in the stomach before passing through the pyloric valve and entering the duodenum. It results from the me...
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[n] - a semiliquid mass of partially digested food that passes from the stomach through the pyloric sphincter into the duodenum
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Chyme: A pre-digested, acidified mass of food that passes from the stomach into the small intestine.
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Chyme noun [ Latin chymus chyle, Greek ... juice, like ..., from ... to pour: confer French chyme . See Chyle .] (Physiol.) The pulpy mass of semi-digested food in the small intestines just after its passage from the stomach. ...
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<gastroenterology> Food which has been acted upon by stomach juices but has not yet been passed on into the intestines. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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noun a semiliquid mass of partially digested food that passes from the stomach through the pyloric sphincter into the duodenum
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(kīm) the semifluid, homogeneous, creamy or gruel-like material produced by action of the gastric juice on ingested food in the stomach and discharged through the pylorus into the duodenum.
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• (n.) The pulpy mass of semi-digested food in the small intestines just after its passage from the stomach. It is separated in the intestines into chyle and excrement. See Chyle.
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