[ hahy-per-guh-lak-tee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pər gəˈlæk ti ə /

noun Pathology.

an abnormally large secretion of milk.
Also hy·per·gal·ac·to·si·a [hahy-per-gal-ak-toh-see-uh] /ˌhaɪ pərˌgæl ækˈtoʊ si ə/, hy·per·gal·ac·to·sis [hahy-per-gal-ak-toh-sis] /ˌhaɪ pərˌgæl ækˈtoʊ sɪs/.

Origin of hypergalactia

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Medicine definitions for hypergalactosis


[ hī′pər-găl′ək-tōsĭs ]


The excessive secretion of milk.
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