[kuh-los-truh m] /kəˈlɒs trəm/
a yellowish liquid, especially rich in immune factors, secreted by the mammary gland of female mammals a few days before and after the birth of their young.
the thin milky secretion from the nipples that precedes and follows true lactation. It consists largely of serum and white blood cells
1570s, from Latin colostrum “first milk from an animal,” of unknown origin.
colostrum co·los·trum (kə-lŏs’trəm)
The first milk secreted at the time of parturition, differing from the milk secreted later by containing more lactalbumin and lactoprotein, and also being rich in antibodies that confer passive immunity to the newborn. Also called foremilk.
co·los’tral (-trəl) adj.
[kuh-lot-uh-mee] /kəˈlɒt ə mi/ noun, plural colotomies. Surgery. 1. incision or opening of the colon. /kəˈlɒtəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. a colonic incision colotomy co·lot·o·my (kə-lŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision into the colon.
[kuhl-er] /ˈkʌl ər/ noun, adjective, verb (used with or without object), Chiefly British. 1. . [kuhl-er] /ˈkʌl ər/ noun 1. the quality of an object or substance with respect to light reflected by the object, usually determined visually by measurement of hue, saturation, and brightness of the reflected light; saturation or chroma; hue. 2. the […]
/ˈkʌlərəbəl/ adjective 1. capable of being coloured 2. appearing to be true; plausible: a colourable excuse 3. pretended; feigned: colourable affection
- Colour bar
noun 1. discrimination against people of a different race, esp as practised by White people against Black people