agalactia

/ (ˌæɡəˈlæktɪə) /

noun

pathol obsolete absence or failure of secretion of milk

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Word Origin for agalactia

C19: New Latin, from a- 1 + Greek galaktos milk
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Medical definitions for agalactia

agalactia
[ ā′gə-lăktē-ə, -shē-ə, ăg′ə- ]

n.

Absence of or faulty secretion of milk following childbirth.agalactosis

Other words from agalactia

a′ga•lactous (-təs) adj.
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