lactiferous

[lak-tif-er-uhs]
adjective
1.
producing or secreting milk: lactiferous glands.
2.
conveying milk or a milky fluid: lactiferous ducts.

Origin:
1665–75; < Neo-Latin lactifer that bears milk (see lacti-, -fer) + -ous

lactiferousness, noun
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lactiferous (lækˈtɪfərəs)
 
adj
1.  producing, conveying, or secreting milk or a milky fluid: lactiferous ducts
2.  botany containing latex; laticiferous
 
[C17: from Latin lactifer, from lact-, lac milk]
 
lac'tiferousness
 
n

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lactiferous lac·tif·er·ous (lāk-tĭf'ər-əs)
adj.
Producing, secreting, or conveying milk.

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Have shown that conventionally described lactiferous sinuses do not, in fact, exist.
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