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skim milk, skimmed milk
the aqueous (noncream) part of milk from which casein is isolated.
Milk from which the cream has been removed.
skim milkCommercially produced milk with less than 1% (for some, less than 0.5%) fat content.
skim milk(skim milk, skimd)
The aqueous (noncream) part of milk from which casein is isolated.
the residue from whole milk after the cream has been skimmed off. In today's usage it is the residue after the butterfat is removed.
skim milk extender
skim milk used as a diluent for semen. See also semen extender.
skim milk powder
dehydrated skim milk used extensively as a milk replacer provided it is not too expensive. A high-protein supplement but deficient in vitamins A and D both of which will have been extracted with the butterfat.