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chyme

 [kīm]
the semifluid, homogeneous, creamy or gruel-like material produced by action of the gastric juice on ingested food in the stomach and discharged through the pylorus into the duodenum.

chyme

(kīm), Do not confuse this word with chyle.
The semifluid mass of partly digested food passed from the stomach into the duodenum.
Synonym(s): chymus, pulp (3)
[G. chymos, juice]

chyme

(kīm) the semifluid, creamy material produced by digestion of food.

chyme

(kīm)
n.
The thick semifluid mass of partly digested food that is passed from the stomach to the duodenum.

chy′mous (kī′məs) adj.

chyme

[kīm]
Etymology: Gk, chymos, juice
the viscous, semifluid contents of the stomach present during digestion of a meal. Chyme then passes through the pylorus into the duodenum, where further digestion occurs.

chyme

 The mass of partially digested food goo that passes from the pylorus to the duodenum

chyme

(kīm)
The semifluid mass of partly digested food passed from the stomach into the duodenum.
Synonym(s): pulp (3) .
[G. chymos, juice]

chyme

Semifluid, partly digested food passed from the stomach into the small intestine for further digestion and absorption.

chyme

food in a semifluid, acid state after being subjected to the rhythmical contractions of the stomach before being passed to the small intestine.

chyme

, chymus (kīm, kīmŭs)
Semifluid mass of partly digested food passed from stomach into duodenum.
[G. chymos, juice]

chyme

the semifluid, homogeneous, creamy or gruel-like material produced by action of the gastric juice on ingested food and discharged through the pylorus into the duodenum.
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Adhesions, hernia, volvulus or tumours may physically obstruct the movement of chyme or faecal mass through the gut.
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Based on suggestions that the hepatopancreas tubules would be filled with digestive enzymes and chyme during digestion, it was believed that the cross-sectional area of the lumen, as a percentage of tubule area, would expand and contract in response to the movement of fluids.
The stomach has elastic walls and can expand as you eat to hold up to seven pints of chyme.
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Secretin is a peptide hormone that is released by duodenal cells when acid chyme enters the intestine.
The composition of the apical exposure medium was varied by addition of artificial chyme, bile, or oleic acid at similar or increasing total contaminant concentrations.
After 3 to 5 hours, this soupy food - now called chyme (kiem) is ready to pass through your pyloric sphincter, the "exit door," and into the first part of the small intestine or duodenum (doo OD en em).
Digestion was largely understood in the early nineteenth century as a two-step process whereby heterogenous foodstuffs were transformed into successively homogenous materials, into chyme in the stomach and chyle in the small intestine.
It lets a small amount of the liquid stomach contents, called chyme (kime), move into your small intestine.
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