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Definition of Lacteal

Lacteal

  1. Pertaining to, or resembling, milk; milky; as, the lacteal fluid.
  2. Pertaining to, or containing, chyle; as, the lacteal vessels.
  3. One of the lymphatic vessels which convey chyle from the small intestine through the mesenteric glands to the thoracic duct; a chyliferous vessel.

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