galactagogue etymology

English word galactagogue comes from Ancient Greek ἀγωγός, Ancient Greek γάλακτος

Detailed word origin of galactagogue

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἀγωγός Ancient Greek (grc)
γάλακτος Ancient Greek (grc)
galactagogue English (eng) A substance that induces lactation.

Words with the same origin as galactagogue

Descendants of ἀγωγός
-agogue Webagogy agogic andragogy demagogic demagogue demagogy emmenagogue menagogue mystagogue ochlagogue ochlagogy pedagogic pedagogue pedagogy secretagogue sialagogue suggestopedia synagogal synagogue xenagogue xenagogy
Descendants of γάλακτος
galactomannan galactorrhea galactose