Medical Dictionary

lactescent lac·tes·cent (lāk-těs'ənt)

  1. Becoming milky.

  2. Milky.

  3. Secreting or yielding a milky juice, as certain plants and insects.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: lactescency
Next Definition: lacti
Words Near: lactescent
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for lactescent
More from
Search for articles containing lactescent
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2015, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature