ablactation


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ablactation

An antiquated term for the weaning of a child from breast-feeding.
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ablactation

(ab-lak-ta'shon) [ ab- + lactation]
1. The cessation of milk secretion.
See: wean.
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ablactation

the ending of milk production in female mammals; the process of WEANING.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005