lactic

adjective lac·tic \ ˈlak-tik \
Updated on: 31 Mar 2018

Definition of lactic

1 a : of or relating to milk
b : obtained from sour milk or whey
2 : involving the production of lactic acid

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First Known Use of lactic

1790

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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lactic

adjective lac·tic \ ˈlak-tik \

medical Definition of lactic

1 a : of or relating to milk
b : obtained from sour milk or whey
2 : involving the production of lactic acid
  • lactic fermentation

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