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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Involvement of connective tissue in mammary gland resulting in initial inflammation which eventually turns in catarrhal or parenchymatous mastitis resulting into atrophy and agalactia (Srivastava, 1982, Jones, 1989).
Some adult ewes experienced chronic joint problems ('big knees'), blindness, agalactia and mastitis.
The clinically diagnosed contagious agalactia cases were confirmed by PCR analysis for Mycoplasma agalactiae.
2001) reported that morbidity in contagious agalactia may reach up to 30-60% and mortality can increase up to 40-70% in lambs and kids.
Os problemas reprodutivos e agalactia foram observados somente na primeira estacao de nascimento apos a introducao dos animais no rebanho (ELLIS, 1994).
Agalactia Condition in which milk is not secreted by the dam after having delivered offspring.
Agalactia, gonorrhoea, hepatitis Guthenbergia cordifolia East coast fever Benth.
No entanto, uma ET superior a 20mm ao parto predispoe distocia, agalactia, mastite e metrite (WELDON et al.