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Secretion and continued production of milk by the mammary glands.

ga·lac′to·poi·et′ic (-ĕt′ĭk) adj.
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n. galactopoyesis, producción de leche.
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The decrease in milk production was due to decreased calcium level which acts as co-factor for many of the enzymes involved in galactopoiesis and also required for physical secretion of milk from the cells into milk cistern.
Here, the extracts were applied for stimulation of mammogenesis, lactogenesis, and galactopoiesis [67].
Additionally, steroid hormones of the ovary and placenta have been implicated as stimulators of mammary gland development, involving complex interactions between E2 and epithelial mammary cells, resulting in mammogenesis, lactogenesis, galactopoiesis, and involution [39].