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 +1. presence in the peritoneal cavity of a milky fluid containing suspended [[triglycerides]],​ ordinarily caused by an obstruction or [[glossary:​trauma|injury]] of the [[thoracic duct]] or [[cisterna chyli]].
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 +Synonyms: ascites adiposus, chyliform ascites, chyloperitoneum,​ fatty ascites, milky ascites ​
  
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