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Lactation

"Lactation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lactation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Lactation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 200 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2014
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