galactophore

[ guh-lak-tuh-fawr, -fohr ]
/ gəˈlæk təˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr /

noun Anatomy.

a galactophorous duct.

Nearby words

  1. galactokinase,
  2. galactokinase deficiency,
  3. galactolipid,
  4. galactolipin,
  5. galactometer,
  6. galactophoritis,
  7. galactophorous,
  8. galactophorous duct,
  9. galactopoiesis,
  10. galactopoietic

Origin of galactophore

First recorded in 1900–05; galacto- + -phore

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Medicine definitions for galactophore

galactophore

[ gə-lăktə-fôr′ ]

n.

lactiferous duct

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