lactigenous lac·tig·e·nous (lāk-tĭj’ə-nəs)
lactigerous lac·tig·er·ous (lāk-tĭj’ər-əs) adj. Lactiferous.
lactim lac·tim (lāk’tĭm) n. A hydroxy imide compound characterized by an enolic group in a ring configuration. It is tautameric with lactam.
/ˈlæktɪvɪst/ noun 1. a person, esp a woman, who advocates strongly the breast-feeding of children, and is opposed to bottle-feeding adjective 2. strongly in favour of breast-feeding and opposed to bottle-feeding
1. a combining form meaning “milk,” used in the formation of compound words (lactometer); specialized in chemical terminology to mean “lactate,” or “lactic acid.”. combining form 1. indicating milk: lactobacillus before vowels, lac-, word-forming element meaning “milk,” from Latin lac (genitive lactis) “milk,” from PIE root *glakt- (see lactation). lacto- or lact- or lacti- pref.