|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
lactate lac·tate1 (lāk'tāt')
v. lac·tat·ed, lac·tat·ing, lac·tates
To secrete or produce milk.
A salt or an ester of lactic acid.
|lactate (lāk'tāt') Pronunciation Key
A salt or ester of lactic acid. Lactate is a product of fermentation and is produced during cellular respiration as glucose is broken down.