Synonyms for lactation
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- 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