lactogenic

adjective
lac·​to·​gen·​ic | \ ˌlak-tə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce lactogenic (audio) \

Definition of lactogenic

: inducing lactation lactogenic hormones

First Known Use of lactogenic

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Lactogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lactogenic. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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lactogenic

adjective
lac·​to·​gen·​ic | \ ˌlak-tō-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce lactogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of lactogenic

: stimulating lactation

Other Words from lactogenic

lactogenically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce lactogenic (audio) \ adverb

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