galactopoiesis

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galactopoiesis

[gə‚lak·tə‚pōi′ē·səs]
(physiology)
Formation of the components of milk by the cells composing the lobuloalveolar glandular structure.
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Effect of feeding indigenous galactopoietics feed supplements on milk production in crossbred cows.
2007) that exogenous rbST in the crossbred cow exerts a galactopoietic action, in part, through increases in body fluids and MBF in distribution of nutrients to the mammary gland for milk synthesis.
In conclusion, these experiments demonstrated that the rbST exerts its galactopoietic action, in part, association with an increase in MBF, which partitions the distribution of nutrients to the mammary gland.