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
References in periodicals archive ?
Studies to investigate nonnutritive sucking and oral stimulation intervention, aiming at shortening the period of hospital stay by improving the oral feeding ability, should be conducted.
The effects of nonnutritive sucking and oral support on the feeding efficiency of preterm infants.
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.
Nonpharmacological management has been recommended for pain relief, such as nonnutritive sucking (8), breastfeeding (9,10), skin-to-skin contact (11,12), and sweetened solutions, including glucose (13), fructose (14), and sucrose (15-19).
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.
Improve knowledge about the role of nonnutritive sucking on development of malocclusion.
The sCPG is thought to regulate nonnutritive sucking (NNS) [17-19], a repetitive mouthing action on a pacifier or nipple in the absence of a liquid stimulus [29].