chylomicron definition by Webster's New World
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chylomicron definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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One of the microscopic particles of emulsified fat found in the blood and lymph and formed during the digestion of fats.
Origin: chyl(e) + Greek mīkron, small thing, from neuter of mīkros, small.
chylomicron - Medical Definition
One of the microscopic particles of fat occurring in chyle and in the blood, especially after a meal high in fat.