HyperDic: chylomicron

English > 1 sense of the word chylomicron:
NOUNsubstancechylomicrona microscopic particle of triglycerides produced in the intestines during digestion
English > chylomicron: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA microscopic particle of triglycerides produced in the intestines during digestion; in the bloodstream they release their fatty acids into the blood.
Broaderatom, molecule, particle, corpuscle, mote, speck(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
Spanishquilomicrón
Catalanquilomicró

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