galactorrhoea

galactorrhea

[guh-lak-tuh-ree-uh]
noun Pathology.
1.
an abnormally abundant flow of milk in a lactating woman.
2.
secretion of milk from the breast of a nonlactating person.
Also, galactorrhoea.


Origin:
1850–55; galacto- + -rrhea

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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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