Galactophorous ducts | definition of galactophorous ducts by Medical dictionary
lactiferous ducts (redirected from galactophorous ducts)
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.
lac·tif·er·ous ducts (lak-tif'ĕr-ŭs dŭkts) [TA]
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The galactophorous ducts had a squamous cell metaplasia close to the skin.
BACKGROUND: Nipple adenoma is a benign proliferative lesion of the breast that arises from galactophorous duct of the nipple.