galactorrhea

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

Definition of galactorrhea

: a spontaneous flow of milk from the nipple

Origin and Etymology of galactorrhea

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


Medical Dictionary

galactorrhea

noun ga·lac·tor·rhea
variants: or chiefly British galactorrhoea play \gə-ˌlak-tə-ˈrē-ə\

medical Definition of galactorrhea

: a spontaneous flow of milk from the nipple


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