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Descriptor English: Chyle
Descriptor Spanish: Quilo
Descriptor Portuguese: Quilo
Descriptor French: Chyle
Entry term(s): Chyles
Tree number(s): A12.207.270.606.350
A15.382.520.150.350
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002913
Scope note: An opaque, milky-white fluid consisting mainly of emulsified fats that passes through the lacteals of the small intestines into the lymphatic system.
Annotation: chyluria: index CHYLE (IM) + URINE (NIM)
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
VI virology
DeCS ID: 2938
Unique ID: D002913
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Chyle - Preferred
Concept UI M0004454
Scope note An opaque, milky-white fluid consisting mainly of emulsified fats that passes through the lacteals of the small intestines into the lymphatic system.
Preferred term Chyle
Entry term(s) Chyles



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