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galacto-

, galact- (gă-lak'tō, gă-lakt'),
Milk. Compare: lact-.
[G. gala]
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galacto-

, galact-
Combining forms denoting milk.
Compare: lact-
[G. gala]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

galacto-

, galact- [Gr. gala, stem galakt-, milk]
Prefixes meaning milk.
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The analysis, published in the Cochrane Library, stated that further research was needed to show an association between the consumption of prebiotics and allergy reduction, however, "individual studies reported a significant reduction in asthma and eczema from supplementation with a mixture of galacto- and fructo-oligosaccharide ...
Effects of supplementing galacto- oligosaccharides, Yucca schidigera or nisin on rumen methanogenesis, nitrogen and energy metabolism in sheep.
As an alternative, some forms of complex oligosaccharides including mannan-, galacto-, and fructo-oligosaccharides, which recently have been used as prebiotics in monogastric feeding regimens (Shafey et al., 2001; Yang et al., 2007), may also be examined in ruminant diets to test whether or not these compounds act as agents that selectively attach to bacteria and may thus ultimately modify ruminal metabolism.