Definition of Galactorrhea

1. Noun. Lactation (secretion of milk from nipples) unassociated with childbirth or nursing. ¹



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Definition of Galactorrhea

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galactorrhea

galactophorous
galactophorous canals
galactophorous ducts
galactopoiesis
galactopoietic
galactopoietic factor
galactopoietic hormone
galactoprotein
galactopyranose
galactopyranoses
galactopyranoside
galactopyranosides
galactopyranosyl
galactopyranosylamine
galactopyranosyls
galactorrhea (current term)
galactorrheas
galactorrhoea
galactosaemia
galactosaemias
galactosamine
galactosamines
galactosaminidase
galactosaminoglycan
galactosaminyl
galactosan
galactosans
galactoscope
galactose
galactose-1-phosphatase

Literary usage of Galactorrhea

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1. Practical gynaecology ; a handbook of the diseases of women by Heywood Smith (1877)
"galactorrhea. Definition.—(i) A continuous flow of milk from the breast of a nursing woman ; or (2) a continuous secretion of milk long after she has ceased ..."

2. The Therapeutics of gynecology and obstetrics: Comprising the Medical by William Biddle Atkinson (1880)
"... galactorrhea. An excessive flow of milk, while very exhausting to the woman, is exceedingly liable to cause positive and permanent ill health. ..."

3. A Text-book of obstetrics by Barton Cooke Hirst (1909)
"There is a case recorded of galactorrhea in the left breast, associated with left ... I have seen a woman who had had galactorrhea for eleven years after a ..."

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