lactogenic

adjective

lac·​to·​gen·​ic ˌlak-tə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce lactogenic (audio)
: inducing lactation
lactogenic hormones

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lactogenic was in 1933

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“Lactogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lactogenic. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

lactogenic

adjective
lac·​to·​gen·​ic ˌlak-tō-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce lactogenic (audio)
: stimulating lactation
lactogenically adverb
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