lactic

[ lak-tik ]
/ ˈlæk tɪk /

adjective

of, relating to, or obtained from milk.

Origin of lactic

First recorded in 1780–90; lact- + -ic

Related forms

non·lac·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lactic

lactic

/ (ˈlæktɪk) /

adjective

relating to or derived from milk

Word Origin for lactic

C18: from Latin lact-, lac milk
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Medicine definitions for lactic

lactic

[ lăktĭk ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or derived from milk.
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