galactorrhea

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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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