PROLACTIN

Prolactin is a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. It is responsible for milk secretion in the mammary glands. Also known as lactogenic hormone or luteo-tropic hormone.

PROLACTIN: "After giving birth, Alicia's prolactin levels increased."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PROLACTIN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/prolactin/ (accessed July 21, 2019).
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