nursing bottle


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nursing bottle

n
another term (esp US) for feeding bottle

nurs′ing bot`tle


n.
a bottle with a rubber nipple from which an infant sucks liquid.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nursing bottle - a vessel fitted with a flexible teat and filled with milk or formulanursing bottle - a vessel fitted with a flexible teat and filled with milk or formula; used as a substitute for breast feeding infants and very young children
nipple - a flexible cap on a baby's feeding bottle or pacifier
vessel - an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
References in classic literature ?
But you can't depend on feeding dainties to dogs, for instance, though you can make a young, untrained pig perform creditably by means of a nursing bottle hidden up your sleeve.
A child has difficulty weaning from nursing bottle to glass of milk.
KAYSERy (CyHAN)- Hilal, A lovely baby lion cub is being fed with nursing bottle and wears child diapers.
Nursing bottle caries: Characteristics of children at risk.
The nursing bottle is not clean and causes the child severe stomach aches and other diseases.
Development charts and brochures about nursing bottle decay, nutrition, fluoride information and growth can also be included.
Since then, terminology has been progressively refined to include the terms: baby bottle tooth decay, nursing bottle syndrome and nursing caries [Arkin, 1986; Ripa 1988].
Dr Jacinta Yeo, British Dental Association spokeswoman, says: "Children of two-and-a-half or even younger can get tooth decay from prolonged use of a bottle, in what's known as Nursing Bottle Syndrome.
15] For example, children from low income families had 91 percent more decay than their peers; nursing bottle decay was found in 50 percent of Head Start children and 53 percent of the poor elderly are edentulous.
This can lead to severe tooth decay known as nursing bottle syndrome.