- of, relating to, or obtained from milk.
Origin of lactic
Examples from the Web for lactic
Contemporary Examples of lactic
Cheese makers also often add cultures or lactic acid to their milk to keep it from spoiling during fermentation.Why We Love Stinky Cheese
January 14, 2010
Historical Examples of lactic
Lactic acid:fermentation in milk, 63;theory in cheese-curing, 174.Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition
H. L. Russell
Lactic acid is often present in traces, rarely in notable amount.
Lactic acid is never present at the height of digestion in health.
He proved the ferment of lactic acid to be an organism of a certain kind.
These little infusori may be sown like the yeast of beer or the lactic ferment.
- relating to or derived from milk
Word Origin for lactic
Word Origin and History for lactic
"pertaining to milk," 1790 (in lactic acid; so called because it was obtained from sour milk), from French lactique, from Latin lactis, genitive of lac "milk" (see lactation) + French -ique.
- Of, relating to, or derived from milk.