lactotroph

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lactotroph

 [lak´to-trōf″]
a type of acidophil in the adenohypophysis that secretes prolactin. Called also lactotrope, luteotroph, and mammotroph.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

lactotroph

(lak'tō-trōf),
A pituitary cell that produces prolactin.
[backformation from lactotrophic]
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