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  • n. An acid amide derived from lactic acid, and obtained as a white crystalline substance having a neutral reaction. It is metameric with alanine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An acid amide derived from lactic acid, and obtained as a white crystalline substance having a neutral reaction. It is metameric with alanine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless crystalline substance (C3H7NO2.) formed by the union of lactide and ammonia, whence the name.

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