See chyme.

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  • Chymous — Chy mous, a. Of or pertaining to chyme. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chymous — Relating to chyme …   Medical dictionary

  • chymous — adj. of or pertaining to chyme (mass of digested food) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chymous — chy·mous …   English syllables

  • chymous — ˈkīməs adjective : of or relating to chyme …   Useful english dictionary

  • chyme — chymous, adj. /kuym/, n. the semifluid mass into which food is converted by gastric secretion and which passes from the stomach into the small intestine. [1600 10; < L chymus < Gk chymós juice, akin to chylós CHYLE] * * * Thick semifluid mass of… …   Universalium

  • Chyme — A pre digested, acidified mass of food that passes from the stomach into the small intestine. * * * The semifluid mass of partly digested food passed from the stomach into the duodenum. SYN: pulp (3) [TA], chymus. [G. chymos, juice] * * * chyme… …   Medical dictionary

  • chyme — [kʌɪm] noun Physiology the fluid which passes from the stomach to the small intestine, consisting of gastric juices and partly digested food. Derivatives chymous adjective Origin ME: from late L. chymus, from Gk khūmos juice …   English new terms dictionary

  • chyme — /kaɪm/ (say kuym) noun the pulpy matter into which food is converted by gastric digestion. {Latin chȳmus, from Greek chȳmos juice} –chymous, adjective …  

  • chyme —   n. semi liquid partly digested food leaving stomach.    ♦ chymiferous, a. containing chyme.    ♦ chymiflcation, n. conversion of food into chyme.    ♦ chymous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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