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lactate

 [lak´tāt]
1. any salt of lactic acid or the anion of lactic acid.
2. to secrete milk.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

lac·tate

(lak'tāt),
1. A salt or ester of lactic acid.
2. To produce milk in the mammary glands.
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lactate 1

(lăk′tāt′)
intr.v. lac·tated, lac·tating, lac·tates
To secrete or produce milk.

lactate 2

(lăk′tāt′)
n.
A salt or ester of lactic acid.
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lactate

Emergency medicine A salt or ester of lactic acid; the time required to normalize lactate is a useful prognostic tool in trauma victims. Cf 'Kiss of death' test.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

lac·tate

(lak'tāt)
1. A salt or ester of lactic acid.
2. To produce milk in the mammary glands.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lactate

Lactic acid in the ionized state.
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