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Mesh term Lactation

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Postpartum Period
Reproductive Physiological Phenomena

Description

The processes of milk secretion by the maternal MAMMARY GLANDS after PARTURITION. The proliferation of the mammary glandular tissue, milk synthesis, and milk expulsion or let down are regulated by the interactions of several hormones including ESTRADIOL; PROGESTERONE; PROLACTIN; and OXYTOCIN.


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Milk Ejection


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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0