Chylification to Cincture
(Chyl`i*fi*ca"tion) n. (Physiol.) The formation of chyle. See Chylifaction.
(Chy*lif"i*ca*to*ry) a. Chylifactive.
(Chy"li*fy) v. t. & i. [Chyle + -ly.] (Physiol.) To make chyle of; to be converted into chyle.
(Chy`lo*po*et"ic) a. [Gr. chylopoiei^n to make into juice, chylo`s juice, chyle + poiei^n to
make.] (Physiol.) Concerned in the formation of chyle; as, the chylopoetic organs.
(Chy"lous) a. [Cf. F. chyleux.] (Physiol.) Consisting of, or similar to, chyle.
(||Chy*lu"ri*a) n. [NL. from Gr. chyle + urine.] (Med.) A morbid condition in which the urine
contains chyle or fatty matter, giving it a milky appearance.
(Chyme) n. [L. chymus chyle, Gr. juice, like fr. to pour: cf. F. chyme. See Chyle.] (Physiol.)
The pulpy mass of semi-digested food in the small intestines just after its passage from the stomach. It
is separated in the intestines into chyle and excrement. See Chyle.
(Chym"ic Chym"ist), Chymistry
(Chym"is*try) [Obs.] See Chemic, Chemist, Chemistry.
(Chy*mif"er*ous) a. [Chyme + -ferous.] (Physiol.) Bearing or containing chyme.
(Chym`i*fi*ca"tion) n. [Chyme + L. facere to make: cf. F. Chymification.] (Physiol.) The
conversion of food into chyme by the digestive action of gastric juice.
(Chym"i*fy) v. t. [Chyme + -fy: cf. F. chymifier.] (Physiol.) To form into chyme.
(Chy"mous) a. Of or pertaining to chyme.
(Chy*om"e*ter) n. [Gr. to pour + -meter.] (Chem.) An instrument for measuring liquids. It
consists of a piston moving in a tube in which is contained the liquid, the quantity expelled being indicated
by the graduation upon the piston rod.
(Ci*ba"ri*ous) a. [L. cibaruus, fr. cibus food.] Pertaining to food; edible. Johnson.
(Ci*ba"tion) n. [L. cibatio, fr. cibare to feed.]
1. The act of taking food.
2. (Alchemy) The process or operation of feeding the contents of the crucible with fresh material. B.
(Cib"ol) n. [F. ciboule, LL. cepula, cepola, dim. of L. cepa, caepa, caepe, an onion. Cf. Chibbal,
Cives.] A perennial alliaceous plant (Allium fistulosum), sometimes called Welsh onion. Its fistular
leaves areused in cookery.
(||Ci*bo"ri*um) n.: pl. Ciboria [LL., fr. L. ciborium a cup, fr. Gr. a seed vessel of the Egyptian
bean; also, a cup made from its largeleaves, or resembling its seed vessel in shape.]
1. (Arch.) A canopy usually standing free and supported on four columns, covering the high altar, or,
very rarely, a secondary altar.
2. (R. C. Ch.) The coffer or case in which the host is kept; the pyx.
(Ci*ca"da) n.; pl. E. Cicadas (- daz), L. Cicadæ [L.] (Zoöl.) Any species of the genus Cicada.
They are large hemipterous insects, with nearly transparent wings. The male makes a shrill sound by
peculiar organs in the under side of the abdomen, consisting of a pair of stretched membranes, acted