Definition of galactopoietic in English:

galactopoietic

(also galactopoetic)

adjective

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

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Lovell (?1630–1690), naturalist. From Byzantine Greek γαλακτοποιητικός from ancient Greek γαλακτο- + -ποιητικός.

Pronunciation

galactopoietic

/ɡəˌlaktəpɔɪˈɛtɪk/