galact-

combining form

variants or galacto-
1
: milk
galactorrhea
2
: related to galactose
galacturonic

Word History

Etymology

Latin galact-, from Greek galakt-, galakto-, from galakt-, gala — more at galaxy

Dictionary Entries Near galact-

Cite this Entry

“Galact-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/galact-. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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