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(pathol, obsolete) absence or failure of secretion of milk

agalactia a·ga·lac·ti·a (ā’gə-lāk’tē-ə, -shē-ə, āg’ə-)
Absence of or faulty secretion of milk following childbirth. Also called agalactosis.
a’ga·lac’tous (-təs) adj.


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