Definition of lactogenic in English:
(Of a hormone or other substance) inducing the secretion of milk.
- Ichinose and Nandi first showed that whole mammary glands from hormone-pretreated pubescent mice can undergo normal lobuloalveolar development in vitro in the presence of specific lactogenic hormones.
- Many antipsychotic medications and metoclopramide have lactogenic activity because of their antidopaminergic effects.
- In addition to binding to GHR, human GH binds to the prolactin receptor and is unique in its lactogenic activity.
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