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galactotherapy ga·lac·to·ther·a·py (gə-lāk'tō-thěr'ə-pē)

  1. The treatment of disease by prescription of an exclusive or nearly exclusive milk diet.

  2. The medicinal treatment of a nursing infant by administering to the mother a drug that is excreted in part in her milk. Also called lactotherapy.

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