Lactation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |lækˈteɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word lactation
Brit.  |lakˈteɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word lactation

noun

- the period following birth during which milk is secreted

lactation normally continues until weaning

- the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands
- feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast (syn: suckling)
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