/ (ˌæɡəˈlæktɪə) /
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
[ ā′gə-lăk′tē-ə, -shē-ə, ăg′ə- ]
Absence of or faulty secretion of milk following childbirth.agalactosis
Other words from agalactiaa′ga•lac′tous (-təs) adj.
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