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

chy′mous (kī′məs) adj.

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]
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The activity of gastric proteases in the fluid phase of the chyme was measured following the protocol of Anson (1938) with modifications.
Lee, "Characteristics of Jeffrey fluid model for peristaltic flow of chyme in small intestine with magnetic field," Results in Physics, vol.
As chyme moves through the colon, it is mixed and exposed to gut bacteria that trigger fermentation of undigested carbohydrates.
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Earlier this year, she was awarded the Academic Health Science Collaboration (AHSC) Clinical Research Fellow 2010/12 to conduct a research project entitled Children and Young people Managing Epilepsy (CHYME).
The atoms of the body were once nebula, then rock, then loam, then corn, then chyme, then chyle, then blood; and now the beholding and co-energizing mind sees the same refining and ascent to the third, the seventh, or the tenth power of the daily accidents which the senses report, and which make the raw material of knowledge.
The study analyzed also presence of intestinal motility and its character, intestinal diameter and liquid, accumulation of fluid and gas in its lumen, dynamics of chyme in intestinal tube.
High dietary fibre content has been reported to lead to delayed release of chyme from the stomach into the intestines.
Effects of an inserted endoscope on chyme movement in small intestine.