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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

(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.

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.
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Colostrum is a lacteal secretion rich in molecules that have biological activity against inflammation, microbes and reactive oxygen species (Boudry & Thewis, 2009; Pandey et al., 2011).
Significant difference was found between knowledge about breastfeeding within first half hour after delivery, benefits of colostrum, knowledge about pre lacteal feed, teachings of Holy book about breastfeeding, and its benefits to mother, putting the baby on chest after delivery, trouble in starting feeding, feeding times, hands and breast cleaning, expressed milk for child.
Using multiplex analysis, this study confirmed the presence of various cytokines described previously; EGF, GRO/CXCL1-3, and IL-8/CXCL8 were detected in all samples of lacteal secretions.
Use the following terms in a description of fat absorption: fatty acid, villus, lacteal, lymphatic system, and blood circulation.
813987 Vitamin preparations; food for babies, namely lacteal flours, soups, dehydrated soups, milk, powdered milk, fruit compotes, vegetable purees, dehydrated vegetable purees, fruit and vegetable juices, baby's cereals; all included in Class 5.
A shoulder-strapless nursing pad assembly suitable for absorbing lacteal fluid was patented.
Like the embryo or fetus thought to be nourished in the womb by the blood of its mother, otherwise shed during menstruation, breastfeeding babes were thought to feed upon their nurses' blood, which was channeled from the womb to the breast by means of a lacteal duct known as the vasa menstrualis.
NMPF defines milk as "the lacteal secretion [ldots] of one or more healthy cows." "Unless they can show how soy milk, rice milk, oat milk or other derivations can meet that standard, they have to abide by the labeling regulations," says Chris Galen, a spokesman for Arlington, Va.-based NMPF.
Distribition of antibodies to rotavirus in serum and lacteal secretions of naturally infected swine an their suckling pigs.
Thus all animals that have red blood cells without a cell nucleus, and in which the neck is connected to the first vertebra by means of a double articulation (condyles), also without exception possess lacteal glands for suckling their young.
At the turn of the century, respiratory viruses and lacteal poisoning took their toll on Indian boarding school children, while tuberculosis, trachoma, gastroenteritis, smallpox, and other viruses stalked adults unaccustomed to crowded reservations and permanent structures with inadequate ventilation and sanitation facilities.
In mammals, consumption of this lacteal secretion in the first hours of life plays an important role in nutritional, metabolic and endocrine status (Blum & Hammon, 2000; Blum & Baumrucker, 2002).