lactogenic

[ lak-tuh-jen-ik ]
/ ˌlæk təˈdʒɛn ɪk /

adjective

stimulating lactation.

Nearby words

  1. lactocele,
  2. lactoferrin,
  3. lactoflavin,
  4. lactogen,
  5. lactogenesis,
  6. lactogenic hormone,
  7. lactoglobulin,
  8. lactometer,
  9. lactone,
  10. lactonic

Origin of lactogenic

First recorded in 1950–55; lacto- + -genic

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British Dictionary definitions for lactogenic

lactogenic

/ (ˌlæktəˈdʒɛnɪk) /

adjective

inducing lactationlactogenic hormone See also prolactin
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Medicine definitions for lactogenic

lactogenic

[ lăk′tə-jĕnĭk ]

adj.

Inducing lactation.

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