lactifuge


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antigalactic

 [an″te-, an″ti-gah-lak´tik]
1. diminishing or stopping lactation.
2. an agent that so acts. Called also lactifuge.

lac·ti·fuge

(lak'ti-fyūj),
1. Causing arrest of the secretion of milk. Synonym(s): lactifugal
2. An agent having such an effect.
[lacti- + L. fugo, to drive away]

lactifuge

/lac·ti·fuge/ (lak´tĭ-fūj) antigalactic.

lactifuge

adjective Referring to a factor, substance or effect that inhibits production or secretion of (maternal) milk;  i.e., lacto inhibitory.

noun A factor, substance or effect that inhibits production or secretion of (maternal) milk.

lactifuge

checking or stopping milk secretion; an agent that so acts.