- Of, relating to, or resembling milk. (adjective)
- 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. (adjective)
- Anatomy A lacteal vessel. (noun)
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