Galacto meaning

gəlaktō, gəlaktə
Milk.

Galactose.

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Milk, milky.

Galactometer.

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Used to form medical terms and taxonomic names; milk-related.
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Origin of galacto

  • Gr gala: see galactic

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From Greek galakto- from gala galakt- milk melg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • New Latin, from Ancient Greek stem γάλακτ- (galakt-) of γάλα (gala, “milk, milky sap, the Milky Way”)

    From Wiktionary