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galactorrhea

[guh-lak-tuh-ree-uh] /gəˌlæk təˈri ə/
noun, Pathology
1.
an abnormally abundant flow of milk in a lactating woman.
2.
secretion of milk from the breast of a nonlactating person.
Origin of galactorrhea
1850-1855
1850-55; galacto- + -rrhea
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galactorrhea in Medicine

galactorrhea ga·lac·tor·rhe·a (gə-lāk'tə-rē'ə)
n.

  1. A continued discharge of milk from the breasts between intervals of nursing or after weaning. Also called lactorrhea.

  2. Excessive flow of milk during lactation.

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