Meaning of “lactic acid” in the English Dictionary

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"lactic acid" in British English

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lactic acidnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌlæk.tɪk ˈæs.ɪd/ us /ˌlæk.tɪk ˈæs.ɪd/

an acid that exists in sour milk and is produced in muscles after a lot of exercise

(Definition of “lactic acid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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