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galactopoietic

[guh-lak-tuh-poi-et-ik] /gəˌlæk tə pɔɪˈɛt ɪk/
adjective
1.
increasing the secretion of milk.
noun
2.
a galactopoietic agent or medicine.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; galacto- + -poietic
Related forms
galactopoiesis
[guh-lak-tuh-poi-ee-sis] /gəˌlæk tə pɔɪˈi sɪs/ (Show IPA),
noun
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  • In this sense, only exogenous somatotropin and thyroid hormones are clearly demonstrated galactopoietic agents in dairy animals.
British Dictionary definitions for galactopoietic

galactopoietic

/ɡəˌlæktəʊpɔɪˈɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
inducing or increasing the secretion of milk
noun
2.
a galactopoietic agent
Derived Forms
galactopoiesis (ɡəˌlæktəʊpɔɪˈiːsɪs) noun
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