chylification


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chy·lo·poi·e·sis

(kī'lō-poy-ē'sis),
Formation of chyle in the intestine.
[chylo- + G. poiesis, a making]

chy·lo·poi·e·sis

(kī'lō-poy-ē'sis)
Formation of chyle in the intestine.
Synonym(s): chylifaction, chylification.
[chylo- + G. poiesis, a making]

chylifaction, chylification

the formation of chyle. Called also chylopoiesis.
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As Combe states: "If physiologists experience much difficulty in satisfactorily explaining all the phenomena of chymification, the reflecting reader will not be surprised to learn that they are still more puzzled to account for those of chylification.
If chymification had already transformed the diversity of aliments into a homogenous mass with barely detectible traces of its original components, chylification completed the process, so much so that its chemical composition stood in no relation whatsoever to the material from which it was formed.