galactopoiesis

galactopoietic

[guh-lak-tuh-poi-et-ik]
adjective
1.
increasing the secretion of milk.
noun
2.
a galactopoietic agent or medicine.

Origin:
1655–65; galacto- + -poietic

galactopoiesis [guh-lak-tuh-poi-ee-sis] , noun
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galactopoietic (ɡəˌlæktəʊpɔɪˈɛtɪk)
 
adj
1.  inducing or increasing the secretion of milk
 
n
2.  a galactopoietic agent
 
galactopoiesis
 
n

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galactopoiesis ga·lac·to·poi·e·sis (gə-lāk'tə-poi-ē'sĭs)
n.
The production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands.


ga·lac'to·poi·et'ic (-ět'ĭk) adj.
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