lactescent


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lac·tes·cent

(lak-tes'ent),
Resembling milk; milky.

lactescent

(lăk-tĕs′ənt)
adj.
1. Milky.
2. Botany Secreting or yielding a milky sap.

lac·tes′cence n.
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sup][2] TG level between 500 and 1000 mg/dl accompanied by lactescent serum (chylomicrons are formed at TG levels >500 mg/dl, which makes the serum milky in color) should raise a high degree of suspicion, especially if no other obvious etiology of AP is apparent or when estimation of TG has been delayed.
Cases were included if they met the following criteria: [sup][20],[21] (1) Clinical presentation consistent with AP; (2) elevated amylase and lipase levels or evidence of pancreatitis by ultrasound and abdominal computed tomography (CT) imaging; and (3) serum TG levels ≥1000 mg/dl, or TG levels between 500 and 1000 mg/dl accompanied by lactescent serum in the absence of other causes of pancreatitis, such as gallstone disease, alcoholism, trauma, etc.
Jason is a man with an un-Floridian lactescent complexion who's taking some time off from his real estate career to volunteer for the Bush campaign.