Definition of lactation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lactation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//lækˈteɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lækˈteɪʃn//
 
[uncountable](specialist)
 
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the process of producing milk from the breasts to feed a baby or young animal the period of lactation