Translation of lactic acid in Spanish:

lactic acid

ácido láctico, n.

Pronunciation /ˌlæktɪk ˈæsəd//laktɪkˈasɪd/

noun

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    ácido láctico masculine
    • Doctors may prescribe an ointment that contains urea or lactic acid to relieve symptoms.
    • Without these enzymes, lactic acid and other organic acids build up in the body.
    • The bacteria consume lactose, a complex sugar found in milk, and produce lactic acid.
    • Scheele also discovered many of what we now call organic acids, for example lactic acid in sour milk and citric, malic, and tartaric acids in fruits.
    • The effect of this is too gradually calm down the muscles but also to help the removal of lactic acid from the muscle tissues.