lactogenesis


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lac·to·gen·e·sis

(lak'tō-jen'ĕ-sis),
Milk production.
[lacto- + G. genesis, production]

lactogenesis

[lak′tojen′ĕsis]

galactopoiesis

Production of (breast) milk.

lac·to·gen·e·sis

(lak'tō-jen'ĕ-sis)
Milk production.
[lacto- + G. genesis, production]

lactogenesis

the production of milk.

lactogenesis

the process of differentiation of cells of the mammary alveoli, as a consequence of which the alveolar cells develop the capacity to secrete milk.
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Delayed onset of lactogenesis among first-time mothers is related to maternal obesity and factors associated with ineffective breastfeeding.
Recognizing and treating delayed or failed lactogenesis II.
The main objection to use of DMPA before 5 days postpartum is that it will intherefere with lactogenesis II (the "milk coming in"), and it would be useful to have an assessment of a delay in this event.
El reconocimiento de una reduccion en el consumo de MS antes del parto, asi como de los cambios fisiologicos y nutricionales asociados a gestacion avanzada, parto y lactogenesis, han llevado a la necesidad de formular una racion especial para las vacas de preparto, capaz de reducir el riesgo de trastornos metabolicos en el periodo postparto y mejorar el rendimiento de la lactancia.
Moreover, binding of growth hormone and prolactin to their receptors on the cell membrane triggers a cascade of signaling events including the JAK/STAT pathway, which has been shown to be required for adult mammary gland development and lactogenesis (Mullis, 2007; Huang et al.
9) The study we review here is the first RCT to evaluate the impact of early insertion (1-3 days postpartum) of the etonogestrel implant on lactogenesis.
Lactogenesis is accomplished by the preparturient withdrawal of progesterone and an increase in prolactin (de Passille et al.
PRL has being related to different physiologic functions such as promotion of labour, milk ejection, lactogenesis and behavior [24, 29],and furthermore, PRL has also being related with inhibition of the release of [beta]-endorphin from hypothalamic organ cultures while decreasing the secretion of gonadotrophin hormone-releasing hormone (GnRH) [5].
Maternal perception of the onset of lactation is a valid, public health indicator of lactogenesis stage II.