galactopoietic

[guh-lak-tuh-poi-et-ik]

adjective

increasing the secretion of milk.

noun

a galactopoietic agent or medicine.

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 galactopoietic

galactopoietic

adjective

inducing or increasing the secretion of milk

noun

a galactopoietic agent
Derived Formsgalactopoiesis (ɡəˌlæktəʊpɔɪˈiːsɪs), noun
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