a combining form meaning “milk,” used in the formation of compound words:
milk or milky: galactometer
galacto- or galact-
galactobolic ga·lac·to·bol·ic (gə-lāk’tə-bŏl’ĭk) adj. Causing the release or ejection of milk from the breast.
galactocele ga·lac·to·cele (gə-lāk’tə-sēl’) n. A retention cyst that results from occlusion of a lactiferous duct. Also called lactocele.
[guh-lak-toid] /gəˈlæk tɔɪd/ adjective 1. resembling milk; milky.
[gey-lik] /ˈgeɪ lɪk/ noun 1. a Celtic language that includes the speech of ancient Ireland and the dialects that have developed from it, especially those usually known as Irish, Manx, and . Gaelic constitutes the Goidelic subbranch of Celtic. Abbreviation: Gael. adjective 2. of or in Gaelic. 3. of or relating to the or their […]