Lacteal

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  • any of the lymphatic vessels that convey chyle from the small intestine to the thoracic duct
  • relating to or consisting of or producing or resembling milk; "lacteal fluids"; "lacteal organs"

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  • any of the lymphatic vessels that convey chyle from the small intestine to the thoracic duct

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  • Lacteal: A lacteal is a lymphatic capillary that absorbs dietary fat s in the villi of the small intestine . Triglycerides are emulsified by bile ...

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