agalactia


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agalactia

 [ag″ah-lak´she-ah]
absence or failure of secretion of milk.

a·gal·ac·ti·a

(ă-gal-ak'shē-ă),
Absence of milk in the breasts after childbirth.
Synonym(s): agalactosis
[G. a- priv. + gala (galakt-), milk]

agalactia

/aga·lac·tia/ (a″gah-lak´she-ah) absence or failure of secretion of milk.

agalactia

(ā-gə-lăk′tē-ə, -shē-ə, ăg′ə-)
n.
Absence of or faulty secretion of milk following childbirth.

agalactia

[ā′gəlak′shə]
Etymology: Gk a + gala, not milk
the inability of the mother to secrete enough milk to breastfeed a neonate immediately after childbirth.

Agalactia

Absence or failure to secrete milk, especially after childbirth.

agalactia

Agalactosis Absence or failure to secrete milk

a·gal·ac·ti·a

(ā'gal-ak'shē-ă)
Absence of milk in the breasts after childbirth.
[G. a- priv. + gala (galakt-), milk]

agalactia

Absence of secretion of milk following childbirth.

agalactia

partial or complete absence of milk flow in the absence of disease of the mammary gland. It may be due to the presence of other disease, to emotional disturbances or to lack of let-down hormones or hormonal stimulation for the development of the mammary glands. See also mastitis-metritis-agalactia, farrowing hysteria.

contagious ovine/caprine agalactia
see contagious agalactia.
primary agalactia
reduced milk flow is the only abnormality.