galactophore


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galactophore

 [gah-lak´to-for]
2. a milk duct.

lac·tif·er·ous ducts

[TA]
one of the ducts, numbering 15-20, which drain the lobes of the mammary gland; they open at the nipple.

galactophore

/ga·lac·to·phore/ (gah-lak´to-for)
2. a milk duct.

mammary duct

Any of the ±20 terminal ducts that drain the radially arranged lobules of the breast into the nipple.

lac·tif·er·ous ducts

(lak-tif'ĕr-ŭs dŭkts) [TA]
Ducts numbering 15-20, which drain the lobes of the mammary gland; they open at the nipple.
Synonym(s): galactophore, mammillary ducts, milk ducts.

galactophore

1. galactophorous.
2. a milk duct.