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Webster 1913 Edition


Lactic

Lac′tic

,
Adj.
[L.
lac
,
lactis
, milk: cf. F.
lactique
. See
Lacteal
, and cf.
Galactic
.]
(Physiol. Chem.)
Of or pertaining to milk; procured from sour milk or whey;
as,
lactic
acid;
lactic
fermentation, etc.

Webster 1828 Edition


Lactic

LAC'TIC

,
Adj.
Pertaining to milk, or procured from sour milk or whey; as the lactic acid.

Definition 2023


lactic

lactic

English

Adjective

lactic (comparative more lactic, superlative most lactic)

  1. Of, relating to, or derived from milk

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