galactopoietic(redirected from lactogenous)
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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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(Physiology) inducing or increasing the secretion of milk
(Biochemistry) a galactopoietic agent
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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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