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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Since his joining the Emirati airline, Littledale had been working closely with Suckling for a smooth handover, it added.
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The intentional killing of the lady decreased by official forces is a gross abuse of human rights taking away the love and affection of mother from the suckling baby and marital joy from her husband which would be a lifelong pain for the entire family especially for the baby and his father', the petitioner said.
The organization said same-species adoption among wild cats has been known to occur, but cross-species suckling had never been observed before.
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There were no differences in starting point conditions of sows and suckling piglets between the groups in this study.
I discuss Sampson's connection to this incident, which brought about an affront to the Willoughby family, the vilification of Sir John Suckling, and opposition to King Charles.
In a similar case, the judge also handed over a suckling Mohammad Aneel to his mother Sumera Bibi of Chak 66-JB after getting him recovered from custody of his father Mudassar Ali.
In order to determine the teat order, five daily suckling events were observed between the 10th and the 15th day after birth (25 suckling events were observed).
Suckling confessed to police he had returned to the house after the assault with a knife, but was prevented from seeing his mother.
The Saraogi family's interest in Australia stems from a lot of different reasons -- their love for nature and the beautiful outdoors, as well as visiting the Great Barrier Reef," said Suckling.
Waking, it would seem, is reinforced by breastfeeding and extinguished by the cessation of night suckling.