lactogen

noun

lac·​to·​gen ˈlak-tə-jən, -ˌjen How to pronounce lactogen (audio)
: any hormone (as prolactin) that stimulates the production of milk see placental lactogen

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“Lactogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lactogen. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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