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teat

 (tēt, tĭt)
n.
A nipple of the mammary gland; a mamilla.

[Middle English tete, from Old French, of Germanic origin.]

teat′ed adj.

teat

(tiːt)
n
1. (Anatomy)
a. the nipple of a mammary gland
b. (in cows, etc) any of the projections from the udder through which milk is discharged. See nipple
2. something resembling a teat in shape or function, such as the rubber mouthpiece of a feeding bottle
[C13: from Old French tete, of Germanic origin; compare Old English titt, Middle High German zitze]

teat

(tit, tɪt)

n.
1. the protuberance on the breast or udder in female mammals, through which the milk ducts discharge; nipple.
2. something resembling a teat.
[1250–1300; Middle English tete < Old French < Germanic; see tit2]

teat

(tēt, tĭt)
A projection near the center of the mammary gland of most female mammals that contains the outlets of the milk ducts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teat - the small projection of a mammary glandteat - the small projection of a mammary gland
reproductive organ, sex organ - any organ involved in sexual reproduction
mammary gland, mamma - milk-secreting organ of female mammals
Translations
حَلَمَة الثَّدي
bradavkastruk
dievorte
nännitutti
geirvarta
tešmuo
pups
bröstvårtatuta
meme başı

teat

[tiːt] N [of bottle] → tetina f; [of animal] → teta f

teat

[ˈtiːt] ntétine f

teat

n (of animal)Zitze f; (of woman)Brustwarze f; (Brit, on baby’s bottle) → (Gummi)sauger m

teat

[tiːt] n (of bottle) → tettarella; (of animal) → capezzolo

teat

(tiːt) noun
the part of a female animal's breast or udder through which milk passes to the young; the nipple.

teat

n. tetilla.
1. glándula mamaria;
2. pezón.

teat

n pezón m, teta; [Note: teta, like teat, is a veterinary term that can be offensive when applied to people.]
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In terms of feeding, try and limit the amount of air she swallows when feeding by keeping her as upright as possible - if bottle feeding, the bottle teat itself can have an impact on this and your midwife will be able to recommend suitable bottle types with what are known as 'fast flow' teats to try and prevent too much air getting through.
MERSEYSIDE mother has turned her skills as a parent to technical use by designing a new line of baby products - including a soft bottle teat, and a sun canopy that fits every pram.
In terms of feeding, try and limit the amount of air he swallows when feeding by keeping him as upright as possible - if bottle feeding, the bottle teat itself can have an impact on this.
Ness, 53, who lives in a city hostel, denies assaulting Caleb on various occasions and murdering him on October 18, 2001, by forcing a bottle teat or dummy teat into his mouth, compressing his body and shaking him.
pylori infection was recently linked with an increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome in babies, so try to avoid licking a baby's bottle teat, dummy and cutlery.