hyperlactation

hyperlactation

 [hi″per-lak-ta´shun]
lactation in greater than normal amount or for a longer than normal period; see also galactorrhea. Called also superlactation.
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su·per·lac·ta·tion

(sū'pĕr-lak-tā'shŭn),
The continuance of lactation beyond the normal period.
Synonym(s): hyperlactation
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hyperlactation

(hī′pər-lăk-tā′shən)
n.
Production of breast milk in excessive amounts or for a longer period of time than normal.
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Hyperlactation

Another term for galactorrhea.
Mentioned in: Galactorrhea
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