a substance that induces the secretion of: galactagogue
Origin of -agoguefrom Classical Greek ag?gos, leading from agein, to lead: see act
A substance that stimulates the flow of: emmenagogue.
Origin of -agogueFrench from Late Latin -agōgus from Greek -agōgos from agōgos drawing off from agein to lead, drive ; see ag- in Indo-European roots.
From Ancient Greek ἀγωγός (agōgos, “leading”), from ἄγω (agō, “I lead”).