Definition of mammotroph in English:

mammotroph

(also mammotrope)

noun

Physiology
  • A lactotroph (prolactin-secreting cell) of the mammalian adenohypophysis.

Origin

1960s. From mammo- + -troph, after mammotrophic. Compare somatotroph. For the form mammotrope compare mammotrophic.

Pronunciation

mammotroph

/ˈmaməʊˌtrəʊf/