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A form of hydrometer for determining the specific gravity of milk as an indication of its fat content.
[galacto- + G. metron, measure]
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lactometer(lak-tom′ĕt-ĕr) [ lacto- + -meter]
A device for determining the specific gravity, and, therefore, the richness of milk.
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