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- adj. Milk-carrying; applied to the ducts of mammary glands.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Milk-carrying; lactiferous; -- applied to the ducts of mammary glands.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Conveying or producing milk; lactiferous.
Ancient Greek. Compare lactiferous. (Wiktionary)
The Lymphatic Vessels of the Mamma originate in a plexus in the interlobular spaces and on the walls of the galactophorous ducts.