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lac•te•al



Pronunciation: (lak'tē-ul), [key]
adj.
1. pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling milk; milky.
2. Anat.conveying or containing chyle.

n.
Anat.any of the minute lymphatic vessels that convey chyle from the small intestine to the thoracic duct.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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