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1. Pertaining to, or resembling, milk; milky; as, the lacteal fluid.

2. (Science: anatomy) Pertaining to, or containing, chyle; as, the lacteal vessels.

Origin: L. Lacteus milky, fr. Lac, lactis, milk. Cf. Galaxy, lettuce.

(Science: anatomy) 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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pls help- URGENT!!!

... It has 3 major functions: removal of excess fluids from body tissues, absorption of fatty acids and subsequent transport of fat through the lacteal ( present in the ileum ) I guess thats all Apologies as i forgot about the skin..I cant remember what I learnt about it though im sure i learnt ...

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by unscientific
Tue Mar 06, 2007 1:58 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: pls help- URGENT!!!
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Which fats are easiest to digest and why?

... which is liquid. This kind of liquid structure widen the surface area of the oil to be mixed with bile salts, so it'll be easier to be carried via lacteal. When it comes to the solid fat, it's harder to be carried there. But, if we talking about the beta-oxidation of fat, in the cases if we pick ...

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by victor
Sun Jan 07, 2007 4:37 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Which fats are easiest to digest and why?
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Re: Honey

Hi there! Bees have in their "stomach" lacteal bacteria. In honey these bacteria are also present. Lacteal bacteria produce bacteriocines that have aseptic effects. LAB(Lacteal bacteria) are naturally found in vagina of woman.They are also found ...

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by zami'87.
Wed Aug 03, 2005 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Honey
Replies: 12
Views: 6799

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