Dictionary » C » Chyme

Chyme

a semiliquid mass of partially digested food that passes from the stomach through the pyloric sphincter into the duodenum.
The semi-liquid state that food is in after being processed in the stomach, the pre-requisite before
it is passed on to the duodenum in the small intestine.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


the nature of chyme

... went in (just in bite-size bits), and then I have some observed some foul smelling vomit that was pretty much digested and could almost be called chyme (no bits of recognizable food stuff).

See entire post
by kolean
Tue Dec 08, 2009 3:10 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: the nature of chyme
Replies: 3
Views: 4597

the nature of chyme

Chyme sort of looks like vomit.

See entire post
by Krebs
Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:46 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: the nature of chyme
Replies: 3
Views: 4597

the nature of chyme

I would guess that the color of chyme would be dependent on what the stomach contents was composed of (what the person ate for that meal). Dark green leafy vegetables give a dark color, carrots an orange color, tomato sauce a reddish tone, ...

See entire post
by kolean
Sat Nov 21, 2009 1:01 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: the nature of chyme
Replies: 3
Views: 4597

the nature of chyme

Hi All, glad to have found this forum, as I am studying a course on Human Biology. I have a question concerning chyme. I know it is a semi liquid substance of partially digested food that is discharged from the stomach through the pyloric sphincter into the duodenum. Some of water ...

See entire post
by Binks
Fri Nov 20, 2009 4:06 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: the nature of chyme
Replies: 3
Views: 4597

Stomach bloating and weight gain

... for the meal coming (acinar cells and pancreatic juices). Also as the food hits the stomach it piles up in there, and doesn't begin mixing into chyme till it gets down to the duodenum and empties into the small intestine. So if I take the digestion enzymes, and for all the raw food theories ...

See entire post
by kolean
Fri Jul 10, 2009 3:49 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 452
Views: 2683996
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 02:38, 29 April 2007. This page has been accessed 12,463 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link