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Noun lactation has 3 senses
  1. lactation - the period following birth during which milk is secreted; "lactation normally continues until weaning"
    --1 is a kind of
    time period, period of time, period
    Derived form: verb lactate1
  2. lactation - the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands
    --2 is a kind of
    bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity
    Derived form: verb lactate1
  3. suckling, lactation - feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast
    --3 is a kind of feeding, alimentation
    Derived form: verb lactate1
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