galactopoiesis


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ga·lac·to·poi·e·sis

(gă-lak'tō-poy-ē'sis),
Milk production.
[galacto- + G. poiēsis, forming]
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galactopoiesis

(gə-lăk′tə-poi-ē′sĭs)
n.
Secretion and continued production of milk by the mammary glands.

ga·lac′to·poi·et′ic (-ĕt′ĭk) adj.
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galactopoiesis

Production of (breast) milk.
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ga·lac·to·poi·e·sis

(gă-lak'tō-poy-ē'sis)
Milk production.
[galacto- + G. poiēsis, forming]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

galactopoiesis

Milk formation by the cells of the glandular structure of the breast. Also known as lactogenesis.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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This unspoken commandment is most forcefully on display in Guttman's sequence Galactopoiesis (a medical term for the continued secretion of milk which translates "milk making" or more interestingly "milk poetry").
Therefore, the difference in the protein level of the diet probably promoted galactopoiesis, increasing the quantity (+1.48 kg/d) but leaving the milk quality practically unchanged.
This unspoken commandment is most forcefully on display in Guttman's sequence Galactopoiesis (a medical term for the continued secretion of milk, which translates "milk making" or, more interestingly, "milk poetry").