HyperDic: lacteal

English > 2 senses of the word lacteal:
ADJECTIVEpertlactealrelating to or consisting of or producing or resembling milk
NOUNbodylactealany of the lymphatic vessels that convey chyle from the small intestine to the thoracic duct
English > lacteal: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or consisting of or producing or resembling milk.
Examples
  • "lacteal fluids"
  • "lacteal organs"
Nounsmilkproduced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young
English > lacteal: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningAny of the lymphatic vessels that convey chyle from the small intestine to the thoracic duct.
Broaderlymph vessel, lymphatic vesselA vascular duct that carries lymph which is eventually added to the venous blood circulation
Spanishvaso quilífero

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