lactation

The time between calving that a cow produces milk, usually 10 months.
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lactation

[n] - the period following birth during which milk is secreted 2. [n] - the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands
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Lactation

The production and secretion of milk after childbirth
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lactation

The production of breast milk.
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Lactation

The period after birth in which the mother produces milk for the offspring.
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Lactation

the production of breast milk after giving birth
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Lactation

Lactation: The process of milk production. Human milk is secreted by the mammary glands, which are located within the fatty tissue of the breast. The hormone oxytocin is produced in response to the birth of a new baby, and it both stimulates uterine contractions and begins the lactation process. For the first few hours of nursing, a special fluid c...
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Lactation

Lac·ta'tion noun A giving suck; the secretion and yielding of milk by the mammary gland.
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lactation

<obstetrics> The period of the secretion of milk. ... Origin: L. Lactatio, from lactare = to suckle ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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lactation

(lak-ta´shәn) the secretion of milk by the breasts; it is thought to be brought about by action of progesterone and estrogen and specific pituitary hormones, such as lactogenic hormone (prolactin). It does not begin until at least 3 days after the birth of the baby; before that, and immediately after birth, ...
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Lactation

• (n.) A giving suck; the secretion and yielding of milk by the mammary gland.
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lactation

secretion and yielding of milk by females after giving birth. The milk is produced by the mammary glands, which are contained within the breasts. ... [5 related articles]
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lactation

(L. lactatio, from lactare to suckle) the period of the secretion of milk.
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lactation

Type: Term Pronunciation: lak-tā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Production of milk. 2. Period following birth during which milk is secreted in the breasts.
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Lactation

Lactation describes the secretion of milk from the mammary glands and the period of time that a mother lactates to feed her young. The process can occur with almost all post-pregnancy female mammals, although it predates mammals. In humans the process of feeding milk is also called breastfeeding or nursing. In most species, milk comes out of the m...
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lactation

Secretion of milk in mammals, from the mammary glands. In late pregnancy, the cells lining the lobules inside the mammary glands begin extracting substances from the blood to produce milk. The supply of milk starts shortly after birth with the production of colostrum, a clear fluid consisting largely of water, protein, antibodies, and vitamins. The...
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Lactation

Secretion or formation of milk by the mammary glands.
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LACTATION

The production of milk by the mare.
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lactation

Latin lactans = suckling. Hence, the act of secreting milk.
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Lactation

Milk production
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lactation

(lak-ta;shun) The production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands.
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lactation

(lak-ta;shun) The production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands.
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Lactation

The production of milk that usually begins between two and seven days after a woman gives birth.
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Lactation

The period of time in which ewe is producing milk.
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LACTATION

The period in which a doe produces milk; the secretion or formation of milk.
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