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lactation

lac·ta·tion

lactation

 
pronunciation:
laek teI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of producing or secreting milk.
synonyms:
elision, gap, omission
similar words:
blank, breach, cavity, hiatus, hole, interruption, interval, opening, rift, skip, void
definition 2: the period during which this process occurs.
synonyms:
cavity
similar words:
dent, dimple, hole, opening, pockmark, pore
derivation: lactational (adj.)