* * *lac·te·nin 'lak-tə-nən n a nitrogenous substance present in milk that inhibits bacterial growth
* * *lac·te·nin (lakґtə-nin) a bacteriostatic substance in milk.
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Lactenin — is a nitrogenous substance present in milk. It has antimicrobial properties. The spermicidal property of lactenin is important, as milk is used as a semen extender in artificial insemination of animals. Lactenins will not be destroyed at normal… … Wikipedia
lactenin — lac·te·nin … English syllables
lactenin — ˈlaktənə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: perhaps from lact + nitrogen + in : a nitrogenous substance present in milk that inhibits bacterial growth … Useful english dictionary