Lacto definition

laktō, laktə
Milk.

Lactoprotein.

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Lactose.

Lactase.

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Lactic acid.

Lactate.

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Milk.

Lactometer.

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(chem.) Lactic acid or lactate.

Lactobacillus.

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Origin of lacto

  • < L lac (gen. lactis), milk < IE base *glak- > galactic

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From Latin lac lact- milk melg- in Indo-European roots

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