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lacto-




a combining form meaning “milk,” used in the formation of compound words (lactometer); specialized in chemical terminology to mean “lactate,” or “lactic acid.” Also,lacti-; esp. before a vowel,lact-.

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

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