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chylous

 [ki´lus]
pertaining, mingled with, or of the nature of chyle.

chy·lous

(kī'lŭs),
Relating to chyle.

chylous

/chy·lous/ (ki´lus) pertaining to or mixed with chyle.

chylous

[kī′ləs]
Etymology: Gk, chylos, juice
pertaining to or resembling chyle.

chy·lous

(kī'lŭs)
Relating to chyle.

chylous

pertaining to, mingled with, or of the nature of chyle.

chylous ascites
distention of the abdomen with chyle.
chylous effusion
accumulation of chyle, usually in a cavity, e.g. pleural cavity.
chylous hydrothorax
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The chest drain was re-inserted and 2 litres of chylous fluid was drained.