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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast; The act of producing and secreting of milk by the mammary glands; The period following birth during which milk is secreted.

Usage examples (41)
  • The milk yield was maximum in the first week of lactation followed by a gradual decline.
  • lactation normally continues until weaning
  • The process of making breast milk is called lactation.
  • According to Newman, lactation is listed as a possible side effect of the heart medication digoxin. for more
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