lacteal


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any of the lymphatic vessels that convey chyle from the small intestine to the thoracic duct

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Many of these beneficial effects are the result, at least partially, of secretory IgA, which is the major immunoglobulin isotype in human lacteal secretions, and to other immunologically active components such as antimicrobial factors, cytokines, chemokines, and growth factors.
813987 Vitamin preparations; food for babies, namely lacteal flours, soups, dehydrated soups, milk, powdered milk, fruit compotes, vegetable purees, dehydrated vegetable purees, fruit and vegetable juices, baby's cereals; all included in Class 5.
A shoulder-strapless nursing pad assembly suitable for absorbing lacteal fluid was patented.
Like the embryo or fetus thought to be nourished in the womb by the blood of its mother, otherwise shed during menstruation, breastfeeding babes were thought to feed upon their nurses' blood, which was channeled from the womb to the breast by means of a lacteal duct known as the vasa menstrualis.
In 1651, Parisian medical student Jean Pecquet challenged the world of science with his theory that food turned into blood not in the liver, as was presumed by his scholarly community, but in the heart, as a result of passing from lacteal vessels of the intestines to a thin-walled receptacle in the upper abdomen and then to the subclavian vein via a long, delicate tube (1, 2).
a tetracyclic triterpene isolated from Euphorbia lacteal latex, suppressed ear edema in the mouse model in a dose-dependent manner, as well as affecting the influx of polymorphonuclear cells in response to topical application of 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-acetate (TPA) in the mouse ear.
About Bovine Colostrum: Colostrum is the first lacteal secretions produced by a mammal prior to and just after giving birth.
Much of the focus of cow management has been on the perinatal period as the calf prepares for delivery into a totally foreign environment in which placentally derived nutrition is replaced by the initial lacteal secretion from the mammary gland, colostrum.