postweaning

adjective

post·​wean·​ing ˌpōst-ˈwē-niŋ How to pronounce postweaning (audio)
1
: relating to, occurring in, or being in the period following weaning
postweaning weight loss
a postweaning diet
2
: having recently been weaned
postweaning calves

Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of postweaning was in 1896

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“Postweaning.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postweaning. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

postweaning

adjective
post·​wean·​ing -ˈwē-niŋ How to pronounce postweaning (audio)
: relating to, occurring in, or being the period following weaning
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