A semifluid mass of partly digested food expelled by the stomach into the duodenum. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chyme ]

Synonyms: chymus

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Chyme has a low pH that is countered by the production of bile, helping to further digest food. Chyme is also part liquid and part solid: a thick semifluid mass of partially digested food and digestive secretions that is formed in the stomach and intestine during digestion.



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