colostrum


co·los·trum

noun \kə-ˈläs-trəm\

Definition of COLOSTRUM

:  milk secreted for a few days after parturition and characterized by high protein and antibody content
co·los·tral \-trəl\ adjective

Origin of COLOSTRUM

Latin, beestings
First Known Use: 1577

co·los·trum

noun \kə-ˈläs-trəm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COLOSTRUM

: milk secreted for a few days after parturition and characterized by high protein and antibody content
co·los·tral \-trəl\ adjective

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