or ga·lac·tor·rhoe·a

[ guh-lak-tuh-ree-uh ]
/ gəˌlæk təˈri ə /

noun Pathology.

an abnormally abundant flow of milk in a lactating woman.
secretion of milk from the breast of a nonlactating person.

Origin of galactorrhea

First recorded in 1850–55; galacto- + -rrhea Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for galactorrhea

[ gə-lăk′tə-rēə ]


A continued discharge of milk from the breasts between intervals of nursing or after weaning.lactorrhea
Excessive flow of milk during lactation.
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