https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lacteal

A lacteal is a lymphatic capillary that absorbs dietary fats in the villi of the small intestine. Triglycerides are emulsified by bile and hydrolyzed by the enzyme ...

https://socratic.org/questions/what-is-the-function-of-lacteal-in-the-small-intestine

Dec 21, 2017 ... Lacteals facilitate the transportation of digested fats from the villi of the small intestines.

https://www.britannica.com/science/lacteal

The smallest of the lacteals are the lacteal capillaries, each a minute vessel running down the centre of a villus, or fingerlike projection, in the mucous membrane ...

https://www.britannica.com/science/villus

Each villus has a central core composed of one artery and one vein, a strand of muscle, a centrally located lymphatic capillary (lacteal), and connective tissue ...

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/guides/zwqycdm/revision/6

(one is called a villus) are tiny, finger-shaped structures that increase the surface ... away from the small intestine in the blood; internal structure called a lacteal ...

https://bodytomy.com/location-function-of-lacteals-in-small-intestine

Apr 9, 2018 ... The lacteals, on the other hand, have a larger diameter than the blood vessels inside the villi, and are more suited to absorb fat from the ...

https://courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-ap/chapter/absorption/

The function of the plicae circulares, the villi, and the microvilli is to increase the ... of capillaries and fine lymphatic vessels called lacteals close to its surface.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3132563/

Thus, our current understanding of the mechanisms involved in lymphatic uptake into the central lacteal of the villus is dependent entirely on observations made ...

https://training.seer.cancer.gov/anatomy/lymphatic/

There are blood capillaries and special lymph capillaries, called lacteals, in the center of each villus. The blood capillaries absorb most nutrients, but the fats and  ...

https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/lacteal

Intestinal lymphangiectasia is characterized histologically by dilatation of the lacteals in the small intestine that distorts the villous architecture (Figures 34-2 ...