galactorrhea


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ga·lac·tor·rhe·a

 (gə-lăk′tə-rē′ə)
n.
1. Excessive flow of milk from the breasts during lactation.
2. Spontaneous milk flow not associated with childbirth or the nursing of an infant.

ga•lac•tor•rhe•a

(gəˌlæk təˈri ə)

n.
1. an abnormally persistent flow of milk.
2. secretion of milk from the breast of a nonlactating person.
[1850–55]
Translations

ga·lac·tor·rhe·a

[MIM*230300]
n. galactorrea. 1. secreción excesiva de leche; 2. continuación de secreción de leche a intervalos después que el período de lactancia ha terminado.
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