Definition of lactogenic in English:

lactogenic

adjective

Physiology
  • (of a hormone or other substance) inducing the secretion of milk.

    • ‘Many antipsychotic medications and metoclopramide have lactogenic activity because of their antidopaminergic effects.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Although each has special receptors and unique characteristics to their activity, they all possess growth-promoting and lactogenic activity.’
    • ‘In addition to binding to GHR, human GH binds to the prolactin receptor and is unique in its lactogenic activity.’

Pronunciation:

lactogenic

/ˌlaktəˈjenik/