• WordNet 3.6
    • v lactate give suck to "The wetnurse suckled the infant","You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"
    • n lactate a salt or ester of lactic acid
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lactate (Chem) A salt of lactic acid.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • lactate To secrete milk.
    • lactate To give suck or perform the function of lactation.
    • lactate To convert into milk; cause to resemble milk.
    • n lactate In chem., a salt of lactic acid, or the acid of sour milk. The lactates are soluble in water, and many of them are uncrystallizable.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Lactate a salt of lactic acid, and a base
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. lac, lactis, milk: cf. F. lactate,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. lacteus, milky—lac, lactis, milk; Gr. gala, galaktos, milk.


In literature:

Cases of menstruation during pregnancy and lactation are not rare.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Not only the primary function of sex, but especially its secondary one of lactation, is made use of.
"Bygone Beliefs" by H. Stanley Redgrove
The rude labours, the early maternity and lactations, soon age and wither them.
"Egypt (La Mort De Philae)" by Pierre Loti
The animal should be fresh, that is, just starting the period of lactation, and preferably not more than four or five years of age.
"A Living from the Land" by William B. Duryee
Two May-taken females had enlarged uteri and one taken on July 8 was lactating.
"Mammals of Northwestern South Dakota" by Kenneth W. Andersen
One female taken on July 18 was lactating.
"Mammals taken Along the Alaska Highway" by Rollin H. Baker
On October 11, 1949, one lactating female and two carrying embryos were taken.
"Mammals of the San Gabriel Mountains of California" by Terry A. Vaughan
In early lactation the teats are typically about 1 mm.
"Aspects of Reproduction and Development in the Prairie Vole (Microtus ochrogaster)" by Henry S. Fitch
In all probability she was infected during her last lactation.
"Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it" by Francis E. Anstie
Oswald Loeb produced changes in the arteries of rabbits by feeding them sodium lactate (lactic acid).
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
Strange to say, there are, moreover, in the human male, organs concerned with the strictly female function of lactation.
"Feminism and Sex-Extinction" by Arabella Kenealy
Does spaying prolong the period of lactation, and increase the quantity of milk?
"The American Reformed Cattle Doctor" by George Dadd
I have records of pregnant or lactating females in every month, save January, April, May, and June.
"Speciation and Evolution of the Pygmy Mice, Genus Baiomys" by Robert L. Packard
Defective secretion of milk during lactation when connected with reappearance of menses.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
Maximum allowance for period of lactation, 12 points.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9" by Various
There were notable exceptions to this generality, for some lactating females had exceptionally large home ranges.
"Comparative Ecology of Pinyon Mice and Deer Mice in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Charles L. Douglas
Childbirth and lactation are also important factors in the causation of the condition.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
All five of the gray animals are females of which four are lactating adults.
"The Pocket Gophers (Genus Thomomys) of Utah, Vol. 1 No. 1" by Stephen D. Durrant
A female from the same locality and another taken on June 6 in the Sierra de Tamaulipas were lactating.
"The Recent Mammals of Tamaulipas, Mexico" by Ticul Alvarez
An adult female was lactating when obtained on Bougainville in July (USNM 276928).
"Systematics of Megachiropteran Bats in the Solomon Islands" by Carleton J. Phillips

In news:

2 These changes are reversed after lactation, but it is unclear whether recovery is complete in all regions of the skeleton.
On your mark, get set, lactate.
She is bred and owned by Thomas J Kestell of Waldo, Wis. After a 365-day lactation, 1326-ET produced 72,170 pounds of milk, with 2,787 pounds of fat and 2,142 pounds of protein.
A nurse or lactation consultant can show you how to use the pump.
A Phoebe Hospital lactation consultant talks with a new mom about heart health.
"And the fact that it was a preschooler opposed to an infant that's a little disturbing," Peggy Litt, the lactation consultant at Blessing Hospital said.
Show mothers how to breastfeed and how to maintain lactation, even if they are separated from their infants.
It's not a high-quality feed, but a mature, non-lactating cow will gain body condition ...
Slideshow A Phoebe Hospital lactation consultant talks with a new mom about heart health.
Unfortunately, POC lactate testing misses about 8–10% of patients later found to be at risk.
MAKE IT HARD To trigger the priming effect, you need to exceed your lactate threshold, which corresponds roughly to half-marathon pace, for at least a few minutes.
The Component Queen designation recognizes the top 100 lactations completed in 2011 for combined fat and protein.
Because the relatively slower pace means you still work your lactate systems (you may even be able to go longer at your tempo pace) but you'll feel less fatigue.
As far back as 1935, a famous scientific expedition to Aucanquilcha, in the Chilean Andes, discovered what became known as the "lactate paradox".
For years, we've heard that tempo runs are an ideal way to increase our lactate threshold.

In science:

Pyruvate, as lactate, is transported across the plasma membrane by the H+-monocarboxylate cotransporter , resulting in a cytosolic acidification .
Effects of pyruvate administration on infarct volume and neurological deficits following permanent focal cerebral ischemia in rats
M. Maus, P. Marin, M. Israel, J. Glowinski, J. Premont, Pyruvate and lactate protect striatal neurons against Nmethyl-D-aspartate-induced neurotoxicity, Eur. J. Neurosci. 11 (1999) 3215-3224.
Effects of pyruvate administration on infarct volume and neurological deficits following permanent focal cerebral ischemia in rats
Halestrap, Transport of lactate and other monocarboxylates across mammalian plasma membranes. Am. J.
Effects of pyruvate administration on infarct volume and neurological deficits following permanent focal cerebral ischemia in rats
Textbook on Human Lactation, edited by P. E.
Influence of Alcohol Smell and Imagination on the Condition of the Human Organism and Subjective Human Experience
Lactate (LAC) levels are well known to increase in ischemia, and is therefore a candidate in development, while Nacetyl aspartate (NAA) levels have been shown to decrease in acute stroke, and are used in proton spectroscopy studies.
A Quantum Mechanical Review of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
In addition to lactate, α-Glx and glycine have also been shown to be increased in the asphyxiated neonate .
A Quantum Mechanical Review of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Kreulen D.K., Wildbeest Habitat Selection on the Plains, Tanzania, in Relation to Calcium and Lactation: A Preliminary Report, E.
Switching model with two habitats and a predator involving group defence