Chyle is the milky fluid that is taken up by the lacteals from food in the small intestine during digestion. Chyle consists of lymph and droplets of triglyceride fat (chylomicrons) in a stable emulsion. It passes into the veins via the thoracic duct in the neck, becoming mixed with the blood.
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Source: Merck & Co.
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