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galactopoietic

[guh-lak-tuh-poi-et-ik]
adjective
  1. increasing the secretion of milk.
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noun
  1. a galactopoietic agent or medicine.
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Origin of galactopoietic

First recorded in 1655–65; galacto- + -poietic
Related formsga·lac·to·poi·e·sis [guh-lak-tuh-poi-ee-sis] /gəˌlæk tə pɔɪˈi sɪs/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for galactopoiesis

galactopoietic

adjective
  1. inducing or increasing the secretion of milk
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noun
  1. a galactopoietic agent
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Derived Formsgalactopoiesis (ɡəˌlæktəʊpɔɪˈiːsɪs), noun
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galactopoiesis in Medicine

galactopoiesis

(gə-lăk′tə-poi-ēsĭs)
n.
  1. The production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands.
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Related formsga•lac′to•poi•etic (-ĕtĭk) adj.
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