galactorrhea

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noun ga·lac·tor·rhea \gə-ˌlak-tə-ˈrē-ə\

Definition of galactorrhea

  1. :  a spontaneous flow of milk from the nipple

Origin and Etymology of galactorrhea

borrowed from New Latin, from galacto- galacto- + -rrhoea -rrhea


First Known Use: circa 1860


Medical Dictionary

galactorrhea

noun ga·lac·tor·rhea
variants: or chiefly British

galactorrhoea

\gə-ˌlak-tə-ˈrē-ə\play

Medical Definition of galactorrhea

  1. :  a spontaneous flow of milk from the nipple



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