chylocyst


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cis·ter·na chy·'li

[TA]
a dilated sac at the lower end of the thoracic duct into which the intestinal trunk and two lumbar lymphatic trunks open; it occurs inconsistently and when present is located posterior to the aorta on the anterior aspect of the bodies of the first and second lumbar vertebrae.

chylocyst

/chy·lo·cyst/ (ki´lo-sist) cisterna chyli.