Definition of chylomicron in English:
A droplet of fat present in the blood or lymph after absorption from the small intestine.
- They are transported in blood as chylomicrons.
- A chylomicron contains lipid droplets surrounded by the more polar lipids and finally a layer of proteins.
- Dietary cholesterol is transported from the small intestine to the liver within chylomicrons.
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