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Definitions and Synonyms of lactation | Another word for lactation | What is lactation?

Definition 1: feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for lactation in the sense of this definition

(lactation is a kind of ...) the act of supplying food and nourishment

Definition 2: the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands - [noun denoting process]

(lactation is a kind of ...) an organic process that takes place in the body

"respiratory activity"

Definition 3: the period following birth during which milk is secreted - [noun denoting time]

Samples where lactation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • lactation normally continues until weaning

(lactation is a kind of ...) an amount of time

"a time period of 30 years" "hastened the period of time of his recovery" "Picasso's blue period"

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