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galactagogue (ɡəˈlæktəˌɡɒɡ)
 
adj
1.  inducing milk secretion
 
n
2.  a galactagogue agent
 
[C19: from Greek gala, galaktos, milk + -agogue]

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galactagogue ga·lac·ta·gogue (gə-lāk'tə-gôg')
n.
An agent that promotes the secretion and flow of milk.

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Example sentences for galactagogue
Burdock is believed to be a galactagogue, a substance that increases lactation.
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