lactescent


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lactescent

[lak′tes·ənt]
(biology)
Having a milky appearance.
(physiology)
Secreting milk or a milklike substance.
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The appearance of lactescent serum during an attack of acute pancreatitis (AP) was first recognized by Speck in 1846.
Et des lors, je me suis baigne dans le Poeme/De la Mer, infuse d'astres, et lactescent,/Devorant les azurs verts; ou, flottaison bleme/Et ravie, un noye pensif parfois descend .
In patients with lactescent serum, lipemia retinalis, xanthomata, or pancreatitis, to determine the presence of familial hyperlipidemic disorders and/or the likelihood for recurrence of pancreatitis and to follow triglyceride response to treatment in such cases when triglyceride is elevated, triglyceride should be measured.