pl. -·cra or -·crons·
a micron-sized particle that contains mostly triglycerides with some protein, found in the blood and lymph, esp. after fat is eaten
Origin of chylomicronchyl(e) + -o- + micron
One of the microscopic particles of emulsified fat found in the blood and lymph and formed during the digestion of fats.
Origin of chylomicronchyl(e) + Greek m&imacron;kron, small thing, from neuter of m&imacron;kros, small.
From chylo- (“juice”) + micron (“small”).