sucking

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suck·ing

 (sŭk′ĭng)
adj.
Not yet weaned.

sucking

(ˈsʌkɪŋ)
adj
1. (Zoology) not yet weaned: sucking pig.
2. (Zoology) not yet fledged: sucking dove.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sucking - the act of suckingsucking - the act of sucking      
consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake - the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
Translations

sucking

:
sucking calf
nMilchkalb nt
sucking pig
nSpanferkel nt
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The nonpharmacologic strategies shown to be effective for reducing pain during short-term mild or moderately painful procedures include facilitated tucking, sensorial stimulation, nonnutritive sucking, and breastfeeding or providing expressed human milk.
Furthermore, pacifiers can be used to stimulate nonnutritive sucking in preterm newborns (PNs) with or without musical sounds (Poore et al.
Nutritive and nonnutritive sucking habits: A review.
Nonnutritive sucking was started when child attained 31wks of gestation followed by orogastric tube feeding.
Genetic factors, ethnic factors, nonnutritive sucking habits, impaired nasal breathing and functional atrophy of the maxilla due to the underdevelopment of dental arches are frequently associated with malocclusion.
9) The preventive goals during an early dental visit may include improvement of oral hygiene and eating habits, informing parents about the risks posed by nonnutritive sucking for development of malocclusions, educating parents regarding traumatic injuries and how to seek emergency care, etc.
Sucking on a pacifier and finger sucking are common methods of nonnutritive sucking (NNS).
Nonnutritive sucking during gavage feeding enhances growth and maturation in premature infants.
Carbajal et al (1999) suggested that nonnutritive sucking produced a better analgesic effect than the sweet solutions.