lactenin

noun
lac·​te·​nin | \ ˈlak-tə-nən How to pronounce lactenin (audio) \

Medical Definition of lactenin

: a nitrogenous substance present in milk that inhibits bacterial growth

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“Lactenin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lactenin. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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