galactagogue factormedical dictionary

<endocrinology> A factor in extracts of the posterior lobe of the hypophysis that, by stimulating the smooth muscle of the lobulo-alveolar system of the mammary gland, causes a flow of milk from the nipple.

(05 Mar 2000)

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