what is meant by bolus,chyme and chyle.?

Bolus: When the food is taken up in mouth, it is chewed and mixed up in the saliva. This makes a mass of food which is called bolus. Bolus is then swallowed.

Chyme: Bolus reaches the stomach, in stomach this mass of food is digested further and is sent to the duodenum of small intestine. The mass of food which comes out of the stomach is called chyme.

Chyle: For chyle you may refer to the answer provided by your friend.

@Hira: Very good! Keep up the good work.

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BOLUS:-The adminstration of a drug , medicine or other type of compound in an individual in order to increase their blood concentration levels, in order to make them effective and healthy.                                                                  2.CHYME:-Chyme is the partially digested food expelled by the stomach into the duodenum.                                    3.CHYLE:-Chyle is a milky bodily fluid consisting of lymph and emulsified fats or free fatty acids. It                                is formed in small intestines during digetion of fatty acids and taken up the lymph vessels                                     specifically known as Lacteals.

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