Prolactin cell | definition of prolactin cell by Medical dictionary
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An acidophilic cell of the adenohypophysis that produces prolactin.
mammotroph An obsolete term for a cell that produces prolactin; prolactin-secreting cell is the preferred term in the working medical parlance.
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They do cause some hyperplasia of the prolactin cells
, but this is a reversible phenomenon, he said.
Changes in prolactin cells
caused by partial hepatectomy in the rat.