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Prolactin   /proʊlˈæktən/   Listen
Prolactin

noun
1.
Gonadotropic hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary; in females it stimulates growth of the mammary glands and lactation after parturition.  Synonyms: lactogenic hormone, luteotropin.






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Words linked to "Prolactin" :   gonadotropin, gonadotropic hormone, gonadotrophin, lactogenic hormone, lactogen, gonadotrophic hormone, luteotropin



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