suckling


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Related to suckling: unweaned, sickling, breastfed

suckling

an infant that has not been weaned.

suck·ling

(sŭk'ling)
An early oral intake pattern seen in infants whose lower jaw and tongue elevate as a unit and thereby place pressure on the nipple to obtain liquid nourishment. This is followed by the tongue's moving in a forward-back action drawing the liquid into the mouth and moving it back to the rear of the oral cavity for swallowing.

suckling

the nursing of the young by the dam; the young animal so nursed.
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Accordingly, the aim of the present study was to investigate the differences between the long-term effect of natural and bucket suckling systems on basal OT and cortisol concentrations in serum, and the effect of OT concentrations on affiliative and investigative behaviors to a novel object in calves.
Judge Simon Bourne-Arton QC, the Recorder of Middlesbrough, said it was a sad case for Suckling and his mother after their strained relationship over the years.
While nature is a major factor that pulls Indians towards Australia, Suckling believes that there are a number of reasons for the spike in tourists since last year.
Waking, it would seem, is reinforced by breastfeeding and extinguished by the cessation of night suckling.
The company looked forward to Suckling s further contributions to Standard Chartered when he returns from his sabbatical, said Courtenay.
Approximately PS15 for a main course, but if you can find 11 friends, do club together for the PS240 whole suckling pig.
This makes the baby feed more slowly and actively as it does when suckling at the breast.
Suckling acknowledged that studies in the review only lasted for a week and that the type of salt restriction probably would not be manageable for longer periods.
Tom's strong M&A advisory knowledge and on-the-ground experience in the region will be invaluable in building on our existing M&A team's deal track record," said Mr Suckling.
Andrew Suckling said, "Tom's strong M&A advisory knowledge and on-the-ground experience in the region will be invaluable in building on our existing M&A team's deal track record.
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Oeung wants his grandson to stop suckling from the cow because the neighbours in Nokor Pheas are teasing him.