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adjective as in milky

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Human milk is sterile when secreted, but derives a few bacteria from the lacteal ducts.

Make an incision in its bark, wherever you will, and it exudes a white lacteal fluid, which hardens on exposure to the air.

The general public subscribes to Mudie, and has its intellectual, like its lacteal sustenance, sent round to it in carts.

I took a seven-year course in the gentle art of acquiring the lacteal fluid.

And there isn't anything I like better when camping out than plenty of hen fruit, together with the lacteal fluid from the cows.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lacteal, such as: frosted, opaque, pearly, alabaster, clouded, and lacteous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.