lactiferous


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lactiferous

 [lak-tif€´er-us]
conveying milk.

lac·tif·er·ous

(lak-tif'ĕr-ŭs),
Yielding milk.
[lacti- + L. fero, to bear]

lactiferous

/lac·tif·er·ous/ (lak-tif´er-us) conveying milk.

lactiferous

(lăk-tĭf′ər-əs)
adj.
1. Producing, secreting, or conveying milk.
2. Botany Yielding latex.

lac·tif′er·ous·ness n.

lactiferous

[laktif′ərəs]
Etymology: L, lac + ferre, to carry
pertaining to a structure that produces or conveys milk, such as the tubules of the breasts.

lac·tif·er·ous

(lak-tif'ĕr-ŭs)
Yielding milk.
Synonym(s): lactigerous.
[lacti- + L. fero, to bear]

lactiferous

Able to produce, secrete, or convey milk.

lactiferous

conveying milk.

lactiferous ducts
appearing first as epithelial diverticula which invade the mammary mesenchyme from the mammary buds, the precursors of the teats, these solid cords of cells later cavitate to produce lactiferous ducts.
lactiferous sinus
large cavity, continuous with the lactiferous ducts in mammary tissue, which serves as a reservoir for accumulated milk in the mammary gland until it is released at milking or suckling via the teat sinus and teat canal; is a combination of gland and teat sinuses.
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The weak to negligible activity of protein in tissue sections of mastitic cattle in present study could be due to degenerative changes present in the parenchymatous cells, atrophy of lactiferous acini along with connective tissue proliferation and impaired activity of endoplasmic reticulum.
56) And so it was, for it was accrued for him, toward the end of his life, forty lactiferous sheep (shatan halubatan), Fadak, (57) and a share in Khaybar.
Milk travels from the alveoli, via ductules, into the lactiferous ducts that open on to the surface of the nipple.
Lactiferous sap from the resin canals in the mango peel contains several caustic compounds that will burn the skin of people harvesting the fruit and the skin of the fruit being harvested if not managed appropriately.
those of mammary Paget's disease ascend to the epidermis from lactiferous ducts, whereas those of EMPD originate in the epidermis itself.
The glands that produce milk (mammary glands) that are connected to the surface of the breast by the lactiferous ducts may extend to the armpit area (axilla).
Histopathology confirmed Paget's disease of the nipple in all patients and diagnosed associated DCIS in the retroareolar lactiferous ducts in eight of them.
The recommendations made by elderly women or <<experts>> in breastfeeding are aimed at increasing the quantity and improving the quality of maternal milk through the intake of certain beverages or infusions considered lactiferous, which help women have the amount of milk necessary for the child to be adequately nourished; almost all these beverages have brown sugar (panela) as a base ingredient.
Human lactiferous mammary gland cells produce vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and express the VEGF receptors, Flt-1 AND KDR/Flk-1.
Histologically, this condition is produced by intraductal carcinoma occurring in the large lactiferous sinuses just under the nipple.
It arises most often in the central part of the breast from a lactiferous duct but can occur in any quadrant of the breast.