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pleural effusion +     
an accumulation of chyle in the pleural space; chyle is fluid consisting of lymph and emulsified fats that is formed in the small intestine during digestion of fatty foods and taken up by the lymph vessels

Exact Synonyms: chylopleura ;   chylous hydrothorax
Definition Sources: ISBN:0-683-40008-8

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