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co·los·trum

 (kə-lŏs′trəm)
n.
The thin yellowish fluid secreted by the mammary glands at the time of parturition that is rich in antibodies and minerals, and precedes the production of true milk. Also called foremilk.

[Latin.]

co·los′tral (-trəl) adj.

colostrum

(kəˈlɒstrəm)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) the thin milky secretion from the nipples that precedes and follows true lactation. It consists largely of serum and white blood cells
[C16: from Latin, of obscure origin]
coˈlostral, coˈlostric adj

co•los•trum

(kəˈlɒs trəm)

n.
a yellow fluid rich in protein and immune factors, secreted by the mammary glands during the first few days of lactation.
[1570–80; < Latin colostrum, colustrum beestings]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colostrum - milky fluid secreted for the first day or two after parturition
milk - produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young
Translations

colostrum

[kəˈlɒstrəm] Ncolostro m, calostro m

co·los·trum

n. colostro, secreción de la glándula mamaria anterior a la leche.

colostrum

n calostro
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Effects of nutritional level during late pregnancy on colostral production and blood immunoglobulin levels of Karakul ewes and their lambs.
Highest colostral antibody titer was obtained against all strains of FMD virus and Pasteurella multocida in group G in which vitamin E and selenium was given at the 75 days prepartum confirming that vitamin E and selenium improves passive transfer of antibodies.
A colostral protein that induces the growth and differentiation of resting B lymphocytes.
Franjia, "Antioxidant effect of melatonin on the functional activity of colostral phagocytes in diabetic women," PLoS ONE, vol.
Describing about the protein needs, he said that 50 percent protein needs of the countrymen being met by the white meat which is being supplied on low prices and colostral free source of protein.
30] reported a decrease in the concentrations of buffalo colostral Igs from 10.
Oral administration of insulin-like growth factor-I from colostral whey reduces blood glucose in streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice.
Efficacy of neem oil ad colostral whey in treatment of endometritis in cows.
The colostral antibodies ingested during the first 24 hours of life reaches the nasopharyngeal mucosa providing protection (SWEENEY et al.