Medical Dictionary

lactation

noun lac·ta·tion \lak-ˈtā-shən\

Medical Definition of LACTATION

1
:  the secretion and yielding of milk by the mammary gland
2
:  one complete period of lactation extending from about the time of parturition to weaning
lac·ta·tion·al \-shən-əl\ adjective
lac·ta·tion·al·ly \-ē\ adverb

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