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English words starting with galacto

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 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.

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