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lactate

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noun lac·tate \ˈlak-ˌtāt\

Definition of lactate

  1. :  a salt or ester of lactic acid



Circa 1794

First Known Use of lactate

circa 1794


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lactate

verb lac·tate

Simple Definition of lactate

  • of a woman or a female animal : to produce milk

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lactate

lactated

lactating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to secrete milk

lactation

play \lak-ˈtā-shən\ noun

lactational

play \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of lactate

Latin lactatus, past participle of lactare, from lact-, lac


First Known Use: circa 1889

Rhymes with lactate

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Medical Dictionary

1

lactate

play
noun lac·tate \ˈlak-ˌtāt\

Medical Definition of lactate

  1. :  a salt or ester of lactic acid




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lactate

intransitive verb lac·tate

Medical Definition of lactate

lactated

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lactating

  1. :  to secrete milk




Learn More about lactate

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of lactate Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about lactate


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