chyloperitoneum

chyloperitoneum

 [ki″lo-per″ĭ-to-ne´um]
the presence of effused chyle in the peritoneal cavity.

chy·lous as·ci·tes

, ascites chylosus [MIM*208300]
presence in the peritoneal cavity of a milky fluid containing suspended triglycerides, ordinarily caused by an obstruction or injury of the thoracic duct or cisterna chyli.

chyloperitoneum

/chy·lo·peri·to·ne·um/ (-per″ĭ-ton-e´um) effused chyle in the peritoneal cavity.

chy·lous as·ci·tes

, ascites chylosus (kī'lŭs ă-sī'tēz, ă-sī'tēz kī-lō'sŭs)
Presence in the peritoneal cavity of a milky fluid containing suspended fat, ordinarily caused by an obstruction or injury of the thoracic duct or cisterna.
Synonym(s): chyloperitoneum.

chyloperitoneum

the presence of effused chyle in the peritoneal cavity.
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