Chyme (?), n. [L. chymus chyle, Gr. juice, like , fr. to pour: cf. F. chyme. See Chyle.] Physiol.

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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