One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or obtained from milk.
- ‘Screening patients for use of metformin and adherence to the above recommendations are important as mortality can be as high as 50% in patients who develop lactic acidosis.’
- ‘It is the end-product of intense muscular activity in animals; a by-product of the alcoholic fermentation process in wines and beers; and the end-product of the metabolic action of the many lactic bacteria.’
- ‘Much of the research and development of lactic cultures takes place in the laboratories and state-of-the-art pilot plant in Waukesha, Wis.’
- ‘The primary acids found in wine are malic, tartaric, lactic and citric.’
- ‘A thoracocentesis revealed an exudative fluid with a lactic dehydrogenase level of 2093 U and a total protein level of 3.9 g/dL.’
- ‘Relative contraindications include: history of alcoholism, hepatic impairment, suicidal intent, previous history of lactic acidosis, peripheral vascular disease, and angina.’
- ‘Physicians and other health care providers should think about improving documentation of the risk of lactic acidosis and should offer counseling for patients who receive the drug, she said.’
- ‘The fact that the administration of IV sodium bicarbonate has not been beneficial in lactic acidosis is difficult to interpret for several reasons.’
- ‘None of the sterols tested at this level induced cytotoxicity as measured by lactic dehydrogenase release.’
- ‘‘I decided to go up for five and come down before I got too much lactic build-up,’ she said.’
- ‘Cuinneog Natural Buttermilk is rich in natural lactic biotics and contains all the healthy ingredients of natural yoghurt.’
- ‘Whole body endurance training studies demonstrate reductions in lactic acidosis with exercise, improvements in oxidative enzymes and metabolism of muscle, and improvements in muscle strength of the lower extremity.’
- ‘By the time I wrestled it in, my arm was trembling with lactic exhaustion.’
- ‘By this time, I was bleeding at both knees, my head had become a swollen grenade of aching, pulsating annoyance, and my forearms were wrought with lactic distress.’
- ‘Reddy contends that, back in the 1930s and 1940s, there was more lactic flora in the milk.’
- ‘I could also feel my legs thanking me for finally giving them a bit of steady riding rather than all-out lactic death.’
- ‘We and others have shown that these patients have severely impaired exercise capacity and, in addition, do not exhibit a lactic acidosis threshold.’
- ‘The AWPL, however, features eight-minute quarters providing 32 total minutes of game play and a little more lactic build-up, leg burn, and lung fatigue for the athletes.’
- ‘If cardiac output is compromised, hypoxia of the peripheral tissues may cause lactic acidosis to develop or worsen.’
- ‘Studies suggest that NRTI treatment of HIV patients causes mitochondrial myopathy, including ragged red fibers, cardiac myopathy with cardiac dilation and failure, neuropathy and lactic acidosis.’
Late 18th century: from Latin lac, lact- ‘milk’ + -ic.
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