MILK LETDOWN REFLEX

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is the reflex action of secreting oxytocin as a response to suckling which leads to the release of milk.

MILK LETDOWN REFLEX: "After a period of suckling, the milk let-down reflex triggers resulting in a release of oxytocin."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "MILK LETDOWN REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/milk-letdown-reflex/ (accessed December 8, 2022).

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