Lactate meaning

lăktāt
To secrete milk.
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To secrete or produce milk.
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To secrete or produce milk.
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A salt or ester of lactic acid.
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A salt of lactic acid containing the monovalent, negative radical C3H5O3
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An uncharged ester of lactic acid.
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A salt or ester of lactic acid.
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A salt or ester of lactic acid. Lactate is a product of fermentation and is produced during cellular respiration as glucose is broken down.
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(intransitive) To secrete or produce milk.
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(chemistry) Any salt or ester of lactic acid.
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Origin of lactate

  • Latin lactāre lactāt- from lac lact- milk lacto–

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • lact(o)– –ate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin lactātus, perfect passive participle of lactō (“contain milk, give suck”), from lac (“milk”), cognate to Ancient Greek γάλα (gala, “milk”).

    From Wiktionary