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lactogenic

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adjective lac·to·gen·ic \ˌlak-tə-ˈje-nik\

Definition of lactogenic

  1. :  inducing lactation <lactogenic hormones>



1933

First Known Use of lactogenic

1933


Medical Dictionary

lactogenic

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adjective lac·to·gen·ic \ˌlak-tō-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of lactogenic

  1. :  stimulating lactation

lactogenically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "lactogenic"


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