Next in importance to the discovery of Harvey, is that of Assellius as to the lacteal vessels.
They do not pass into the veins, but are taken up by the lacteal absorbents.
I took a seven-year course in the gentle art of acquiring the lacteal fluid.
lacteal, lak′te-al, adj. pertaining to or resembling milk: conveying chyle.
After birth, the mother still possesses a molding influence upon the development of her child through the lacteal secretion.
Her expressionless face certainly did suggest a lacteal dulness.
As the chyle is carried along the tract of the intestine, it comes in contact with the villi, where the lacteal vessels commence.
It seems that the sole purpose of these lacteal vessels is to absorb fats.
If it be a milk-cow, the lacteal secretion is diminished, and the udder is hot and tender.
We have no doubt of the absolutely pellucid and lacteal purity of Franky's intentions.
lacteal lac·te·al (lāk'tē-əl)
Of, relating to, or resembling milk.
Of or relating to a lacteal.