Synonyms of lactation


1. lactation, time period, period of time, period

usage: the period following birth during which milk is secreted; "lactation normally continues until weaning"

2. lactation, bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity

usage: the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands

3. suckling, lactation, feeding, alimentation

usage: feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast

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Definition and meaning of lactation (Dictionary)