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lacteal

 [lak´tēl]
1. pertaining to milk.
2. any of the intestinal lymphatics that transport chyle.

lac·te·al

(lak'tē-ăl), Avoid the mispronunciation lacte'al.
1. Relating to or resembling milk; milky.
2. A lymphatic vessel that conveys chyle. Synonym(s): chyle vessel, lacteal vessel

lacteal

/lac·te·al/ (lak´te-il) any of the intestinal lymphatics that transport chyle.

lacteal

(lăk′tē-əl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling milk.
2. Anatomy Of or relating to any of numerous minute intestinal lymph-carrying vessels that convey chyle from the intestine to lymphatic circulation and thereby to the thoracic duct.
n. Anatomy
A lacteal vessel.

lac′te·al·ly adv.

lacteal

[lak′tē·əl]
referring to the tiny vessels in the villi of the wall of the small intestine through which chylomicrons are absorbed and released into the lymphatic system.

lac·te·al

(lak'tē-ăl)
1. Relating to or resembling milk; milky.
2. A lymphatic vessel that conveys chyle from the intestine.
Synonym(s): chyle vessel, lacteal vessel.

lacteal

1. Pertaining to milk.
2. A lymph vessel that absorbs and carries emulsified fat from the small intestine to the THORACIC DUCT and hence to the bloodstream.

lacteal

1. pertaining to milk.
2. any of the intestinal lymphatics that transport chyle.
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