Definitions for galactagogue
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word galactagogue
agent that induces milk secretion
A substance that induces lactation.
Origin: From γάλακτος + ἀγωγός.
A galactogogue is a substance that promotes lactation in humans and other animals. It may be synthetic, plant-derived, or endogenous.
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