noun. a milky fluid consisting of lymph and emulsified fats; formed in the small intestine during digestion of ingested fats.
1. Adjective Anemia is a common condition in dogs with lymphocytopenia, as is sepsis or blood infection, and chylothorax, an overabundance of chyle fluid in the pleural space of the lungs. 2. Noun, singular or mass An accumulation of lymphatic fluid in the chest cavity, chylothorax occurs when the digestive fluid chyle leaks out of the thoracic duct on its way from the small intestine to the veins.