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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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We have already reported an investigation of the phytochemical composition of Euphorbia lacteal latex.
Much of the focus of cow management has been on the perinatal period as the calf prepares for delivery into a totally foreign environment in which placentally derived nutrition is replaced by the initial lacteal secretion from the mammary gland, colostrum.
These babies were given pre lacteal feed and colostrum was discarded by the mother.
As per table 4, the commonest pre lacteal feed given was honey (33%)--another being sugar water (4%).
Equal percentage of mothers were found to practice pre lacteal feeds in both categories.
We also found no significant relation between pre lacteal feeding and place of delivery (Chi Sq = .
Under nourishment is more prevalent in children who were given per lacteal feeds, those who were not given per lacteal feeds.
Lymphatic pressure will be increased, causing the rupture of dilated intestinal and intrathoracic lacteals.
Recent findings suggest that polysaccharides administered orally could also be absorbed partially via hepatic portal vein and central lacteals into general circulation with an intact molecular size.
AQ1 is also plentiful in lymphatics situated in intestinal lacteals (13).