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[guh-lak-tuh-fawr, -fohr] /gəˈlæk təˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr/

noun, Anatomy.
a galactophorous duct.

galactophore ga·lac·to·phore (gə-lāk’tə-fôr’)
See lactiferous duct.


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    [guh-lak-tuh-poi-et-ik] /gəˌlæk tə pɔɪˈɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. increasing the secretion of milk. noun 2. a galactopoietic agent or medicine. /ɡəˌlæktəʊpɔɪˈɛtɪk/ adjective 1. inducing or increasing the secretion of milk noun 2. a galactopoietic agent

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    [guh-lak-tos-uh-meen, -min, -toh-suh-] /gə lækˈtɒs əˌmin, -mɪn, -ˈtoʊ sə-/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. an amino sugar that is a major component of glycolipids and chondroitin. galactosamine gal·ac·tos·am·ine (gāl’ək-tō’sə-mēn’, gə-lāk-) n. An amino-acid derivative of galactose occurring in various mucopolysaccharides.

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