galactopoietic


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ga·lac·to·poi·e·sis

 (gə-lăk′tə-poi-ē′sĭs)
n.
Secretion and continued production of milk by the mammary glands.

ga·lac′to·poi·et′ic (-ĕt′ĭk) adj.

galactopoietic

(ɡəˌlæktəʊpɔɪˈɛtɪk)
adj
(Physiology) inducing or increasing the secretion of milk
n
(Biochemistry) a galactopoietic agent
galactopoiesis n

galactopoietic

any substance that stimulates the production and flow of milk. — galactopoietic, adj.
See also: Drugs
any substance that stimulates the production and flow of milk. — galactopoietic, adj.
See also: Milk
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Comparison of the galactopoietic response to pituitary-derived and recombinant-derived variants of bovine growth hormone.
2007) that exogenous rbST in the crossbred cow exerts a galactopoietic action, in part, through increases in body fluids and MBF in distribution of nutrients to the mammary gland for milk synthesis.
In conclusion, these experiments demonstrated that the rbST exerts its galactopoietic action, in part, association with an increase in MBF, which partitions the distribution of nutrients to the mammary gland.