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.
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galactopoietic

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

any substance that stimulates the production and flow of milk. — galactopoietic, adj.
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any substance that stimulates the production and flow of milk. — galactopoietic, adj.
See also: Milk
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