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Noun: ablactation  ab,lak'tey-shun
  1. The cessation of lactation
  2. The act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal
    "lactation normally continues until ablactation";
    - weaning

Derived forms: ablactations

Type of: activity, bodily function, bodily process, body process, commutation, exchange, substitution

Encyclopedia: Ablactation