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agalactia

/ˌæɡəˈlæktɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol, obsolete) absence or failure of secretion of milk
Word Origin
C19: New Latin, from a-1 + Greek galaktos milk
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agalactia in Medicine

agalactia a·ga·lac·ti·a (ā'gə-lāk'tē-ə, -shē-ə, āg'ə-)
n.
Absence of or faulty secretion of milk following childbirth. Also called agalactosis.


a'ga·lac'tous (-təs) adj.
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