galactophorous

[ gal-uh k-tof-er-uh s ]
/ ˌgæl əkˈtɒf ər əs /

adjective Anatomy.

bearing milk; lactiferous.

Nearby words

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

Origin of galactophorous

From the Greek word galaktophóros, dating back to 1810–20. See galacto-, -phorous

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Medicine definitions for galactophorous

galactophorous

[ găl′ək-tŏfə-rəs ]

adj.

Conveying milk.

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