Definition of Chylous

1. Adjective. Consisting of chyle or having the properties of chyle.

Exact synonyms: Chylaceous
Partainyms: Chyle, Chyle
Derivative terms: Chyle, Chyle



Definition of Chylous

1. a. Consisting of, or similar to, chyle.

Definition of Chylous

1. Adjective. (physiology) Consisting of, or similar to, chyle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chylous

1. chyle [adj] - See also: chyle

Medical Definition of Chylous

1. Relating to chyle. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chylous

chylomicronaemia
chylomicrons
chylopericarditis
chylopericardium
chyloperitoneum
chylophoric
chylopleura
chylopneumothorax
chylopoetic
chylopoiesis
chylopoietic
chylorrhoea
chylosis
chylothoraces
chylothorax
chylous (current term)
chylous arthritis
chylous ascites
chylous hydrothorax
chylous urine
chyluria
chylurias
chylus
chymase
chymases
chymes
chymic
chymics
chymiferous

Literary usage of Chylous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"In comparing the two main groups of milky ascites we find the following most distinctive features: chylous ascites tend to accumulate more rapidly and the ..."

2. A Manual of clinical diagnosis by means of microscopical and chemical by Charles Edmund Simon (1904)
"Senator claimed that the presence of more than mere traces of sugar is strongly suggestive of the chylous nature of the exudate. ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on Urinary and Renal Diseases, Including Urinary by William Roberts (1885)
"THE disorder named by Prout chylous urine, is mainly a disease of tropical ... The milky appearance of chylous urine is due to the presence of a finely ..."

4. Medico-Chirurgical Transactions by Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London (1853)
"September 29th:— Water passed at 5.15 am, very slightly chylous. ... 10.30 „ very chylous. One drachm and 20 grains of gallic acid were taken this day. ..."

5. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1885)
"In commenting upon this and similar cases, the author concludes that, in all cases of chylous ascites in which an autopsy was obtained, the chief lesion ..."

6. The Practice of medicine by Thomas Hawkes Tanner (1870)
"chylous URINE. Urine of a milky appearance from the presence of fatty matter, in a molecular state, is known as chylous ..."

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