ablactation


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ablactation

(ˌæblækˈteɪʃən)
n
1. (Medicine) the weaning of an infant
2. (Physiology) the cessation of milk secretion in the breasts
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Noun1.ablactation - the cessation of lactationablactation - the cessation of lactation    
bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
2.ablactation - the act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammalablactation - the act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal
substitution, commutation, exchange - the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help"
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Ablaktation
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KO mice were gavaged with rapamycin (mTORC1-specific inhibitor) by daily intragastric administration after ablactation (n = 8).
the changes of feed, environment and ablactation) and infections caused by enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (Osek, 1999).
Total 50 of the male Kunming ablactation mice (18-22gBW) with three weeks old were provided from the Experimental Animal Center of Soochow University.