noun. a microscopic particle of triglycerides produced in the intestines during digestion; in the bloodstream they release their fatty acids into the blood.
- chylo- (English)
- χυλός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- micron (English)
Sentences with chylomicron
1. Noun, singular or mass
Once all triglycerides have been removed from the chylomicron, the chylomicron remnant is carried to the liver where it is dismantled.