lactiferous

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Related to lactiferousness: lactiferous glands

lac·tif·er·ous

 (lăk-tĭf′ər-əs)
adj.
1. Producing, secreting, or conveying milk.
2. Botany Yielding latex.

lac·tif′er·ous·ness n.

lactiferous

(lækˈtɪfərəs)
adj
1. (Biology) producing, conveying, or secreting milk or a milky fluid: lactiferous ducts.
2. (Botany) botany containing latex; laticiferous
[C17: from Latin lactifer, from lact-, lac milk]
lacˈtiferousness n

lac•tif•er•ous

(lækˈtɪf ər əs)

adj.
1. producing or secreting milk.
2. conveying milk or a milky fluid.
[1665–75; < New Latin lactifer that bears milk (see lacti-, -fer) + -ous]
lac•tif′er•ous•ness, n.
Translations

lac·tif·er·ous

a. lactífero-a, que segrega y conduce leche;
___ ductsconductos ___;
___ sinussenos ___.