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English words starting with gal

Gal

ɡal

Meanings of Gal:

noun

A girl or young woman.

Usage examples:

Pedal pushers and prom queens, floral corsages and full skirts, gingham checks and clinched waists …
abbreviation

Gallon(s).

Gala

ˈɡɑː.lə

Meanings of Gala:

noun

A social occasion with special entertainments or performances.

Usage examples:

A gala performance by the royal ballet

Galactagogue

ɡəˈlaktəɡɒɡ

Meanings of Galactagogue:

noun

A food or drug that promotes or increases the flow of a mother's milk.

Usage examples:

The oils of the seed increase milk flow which explains its folk use as a galactagogue.

Meanings of Galactan:

noun

Any of a class of polysaccharides which are composed of a chain of galactose residues, and which yield galactose on hydrolysis.

Meanings of Galactase:

noun

A proteolytic enzyme present in milk.

Meanings of Galactic:

adjective

Relating to a galaxy or galaxies, especially the galaxy containing the solar system.

Usage examples:

The search for a black hole at the galactic centre

Meanings of Galactin:

noun

Prolactin.

Meanings of Galactophore:

noun

A milk duct in the mammary gland; specifically one of the larger ducts emptying into the nipple or teat.

Meanings of Galactophorous:

adjective

Conveying or containing milk within the mammary gland.

Meanings of Galactopoiesis:

noun

The production of milk by the mammary gland; specifically the maintenance of milk secretion after its initiation.

Meanings of Galactopoietic:

adjective

Of or relating to the production of milk; (in later use) specifically of, relating to, or promoting the maintenance of milk secretion.

Meanings of Galactorrhea:

noun

Excessive or inappropriate production of milk.

Usage examples:

Thyroid stimulating hormone, testosterone, and prolactin concentrations need be checked only if cyc…

Meanings of Galactorrhoea:

noun

Excessive or inappropriate production of milk.

Usage examples:

Thyroid stimulating hormone, testosterone, and prolactin concentrations need be checked only if cyc…

Meanings of Galactosamine:

noun

A crystalline amino sugar, of which chondroitin is a derivative.

Usage examples:

Protective effects of phytosomal silybin were observed using rats pre-exposed to toxins such as pra…

Meanings of Galactose:

noun

A sugar of the hexose class which is a constituent of lactose and many polysaccharides.

Usage examples:

Its molecule is split in fermentation or digestion to yield the simple monosaccharide sugars dextro…

Meanings of Galactosemia:

noun

The presence of galactose in the blood; an instance of this; an inherited (autosomal recessive) disorder characterized by this, caused by deficiency of an enzyme involved in galactose metabolism and resulting in cataracts, hepatomegaly, and mental retardation.

Meanings of Galactosemic:

adjective

Of, relating to or characteristic of galactosaemia; affected with galactosaemia.

noun

A person with galactosaemia.

Galago

ɡəˈleɪɡəʊ

Meanings of Galago:

noun

Another term for bushbaby.

Meanings of Galagos:

noun

Another term for bushbaby.

Galah

ɡəˈlɑː

Meanings of Galah:

noun

A small australian cockatoo with a grey back and rosy pink head and underparts.

Usage examples:

You can attract birds like eastern rosellas, king parrots, galahs and lorikeets to your garden.

Meanings of Galahad:

proper noun

The noblest of king arthur's legendary knights; renowned for immaculate purity and destined to find the holy grail.

noun

A person characterized by nobility, integrity, or courtesy.

Usage examples:

The wise guys and sir galahads, they don't last

Meanings of Galahads:

proper noun

The noblest of king arthur's legendary knights; renowned for immaculate purity and destined to find the holy grail.

noun

A person characterized by nobility, integrity, or courtesy.

Usage examples:

The wise guys and sir galahads, they don't last

Meanings of Galahs:

noun

A small australian cockatoo with a grey back and rosy pink head and underparts.

Usage examples:

You can attract birds like eastern rosellas, king parrots, galahs and lorikeets to your garden.

Meanings of Galanga:

noun

Galangal.

Galangal

ˈɡæl.əŋ.ɡæl

Meanings of Galangal:

noun

An asian plant of the ginger family, the aromatic rhizome of which is widely used in cooking and herbal medicine.

Usage examples:

In a food processor, purée the lemongrass, garlic, turmeric, galangal, ginger, candlenuts, onion, c…

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