from The Century Dictionary.
- Making or converting into chyle; chylopoietic: applied to those portions of the alimentary canal in which food is chylified.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Chylifactive.
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- adjective That produces
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- adjective producing or converting into chyle
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Coecum: a blind sac or tube: applied to a series of appendages opening into the alimentary canal at the junction of the gizzard and chylific ventricle: see caecum; the two are used interchangeably.
Caecal tubes or pouches: sac, or blind tube-like structures surrounding the chylific ventricle at its junction with the crop, and secreting a digestive ferment.
Gizzard: a pouch-like structure between the crop and chylific ventricle furnished with chitinous teeth or plates, in which the food is prepared for the digestive juices by grinding or merely sifting = cardia.
Ileum: the small intestine; begins at end of chylific ventricle at the point where malpighian tubules join, and extends to colon.
Hind-gut: the intestinal canal from the end of chylific ventricle to the
Malpighian tubules: long, slender tubules, varying in number, serving as excretory organs, entering the alimentary canal at the point of junction of chylific ventricle and ileum: said to be analogous with kidneys: = biliary vessels.
Mid-gut: the chylific ventricle with the caecal glands, tubes or pouches.
Duodenum: the chylific ventricle; also applied to the first section of the digestive tract just behind entrance of malpighian tubules.
Mesenteron: the mid-gut, stomach or chylific ventricle: the middle portion of the primitive intestinal canal, lined with entoderm.
Gastro-ileal folds: occur in some insects at the junction of the chylific ventricle with the ileum and serve as a valve.