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lactic acidnoun [U]

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an acid that ​exists in ​sourmilk 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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