ablactation

ablactate

[ab-lak-teyt]
verb (used with object), ablactated, ablactating.
to wean.

Origin:
< Late Latin ablactātus weaned (past participle of ablactāre), equivalent to ab- ab- + lact- (stem of lac) milk + -ātus -ate1

ablactation, noun
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ablactation (ˌæblækˈteɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the weaning of an infant
2.  the cessation of milk secretion in the breasts

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