August 23, 2007

DT Word Of The Day: Galactagogue

n. An agent that promotes the secretion and flow of milk. [found in "Alcohol’s Effect on Lactation," Julie Mennella, Ph. D., published by the NIAAA/NIH]

also, galactagogic, adj.

also, galactagoguery, n., the title of a 1939 Time Magazine article on random prolactin injections

not related: Galacta God, n., A 13-year-old nerd with an 8Mb IBM PC who clears all 256 levels of alien invaders without losing a ship.


1 Comment

I think you mean "Galaga God"?

[same concept, different game, even nerdier Gods. -ed.]

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