chyliform

chyliform

 [ki´lĭ-form]
resembling chyle.
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chy·li·form

(kī'li-fōrm),
Resembling chyle.
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chyliform

adjective Resembling chyle; chyle-like.
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chy·li·form

(kī'li-fōrm)
Resembling chyle.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Pseudochylothorax (chyliform or cholesterol pleurisy) is a rare pleural effusion with milky appearance because of its high lipid content.
Dumitrascu, "Chyliform effusion without pleural thickening in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis: a case report," Lung India, vol.
Likewise, a pleural effusion with attenuation of fat (approximately -90 to -115 HU) may suggest the presence of a pseudochylous (or chyliform) pleural effusion, which has high lipid content and has been described with tuberculous pleurisy and rheumatoid arthritis.