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lacteal

lac·te·al

lacteal

pronunciation:
laek ti l
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: made of, pertaining to, or resembling milk.
definition 2: of or pertaining to the anatomical vessels that convey a milky fluid from the intestine to the thoracic duct.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: one of numerous minute lymphatic vessels that convey a milky fluid from the intestine to the thoracic duct.
derivation: lacteally (adv.)