chy|lo|mi|cron «KY loh MY kron», noun.
one of the minute particles of emulsified fat, usually about a micron in diameter, found in blood during the digestion of fat.
[< chyle + micron]

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  • cron — ami·cron; chy·lo·mi·cron; Ci·ba·cron; cron·stedt·ite; Da·cron; li·po·mi·cron; mi·cron; mi·cron·ize; mil·li·cron; om·i·cron; …   English syllables

  • chylomicron — chy·lo·mi·cron …   English syllables

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  • lo — ceph·a·lo·bi·dae; ceph·a·lo·cereus; ceph·a·lo·chord; ceph·a·lo·chor·da; ceph·a·lo·chor·da·ta; ceph·a·lo·di·um; ceph·a·lo·met·ric; ceph·a·lo·pho·lis; ceph·a·lo·spo·ri·um; ceph·a·lo·thecium; ceph·a·lo·thorax; ceph·a·lo·tus; cer·e·bel·lo·ru·bral;… …   English syllables

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  • hyperchylomicronemia — Increased plasma concentrations of chylomicrons. familial h. SYN: type I familial hyperlipoproteinemia. familial h. with hyperprebetalipoproteinemia SYN: type V familial hyperlipoproteinemia. * * * hy·per·chy·lo·mi·cro·ne·mia or chiefly Brit… …   Medical dictionary

  • li — ab·o·li·tion; ab·o·li·tion·ary; ab·o·li·tion·dom; ab·o·li·tion·ism; ab·o·li·tion·ist; ab·o·li·tion·ize; acan·tho·ceph·a·li; acan·tho·li·mon; aceph·a·li·na; acet·y·li·za·tion; acho·li; ade·lo·spon·dy·li; ae·go·li·us; ae·o·li·an·ly; ae·tha·li·oid;… …   English syllables

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