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 (ā-gə-lăk′tē-ə, -shē-ə, ăg′ə-)
Absence of or faulty secretion of milk following childbirth.

[New Latin, from Greek agalaktiā, lack of milk : a-, without; see a-1 + gala, galakt-, milk; see melg- in Indo-European roots.]


(Medicine) pathol obsolete absence or failure of secretion of milk
[C19: New Latin, from a-1 + Greek galaktos milk]
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Noun1.agalactia - a condition in which milk is not secreted in the mother's breasts after her child has been deliveredagalactia - a condition in which milk is not secreted in the mother's breasts after her child has been delivered
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
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