Ablactation
Ablactation Ab`lac*ta"tion n. 1. The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young beasts from their dam. --Blount. [1913 Webster]

2. (Hort.) The process of grafting now called {inarching}, or {grafting by approach}. [1913 Webster]


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  • ablactation — ● ablactation nom féminin (latin ab, hors de, et lac, lactis, lait) Cessation, pour la mère, de l allaitement au sein. ablactation [ablaktɑsjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. 1771; lat. sav. ablactatio, de ab , et lactatio « lactation ». ❖ …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ablactation — [ab΄lak tā′shən] n. 〚LL ablactatio < L ablactare, to wean < ab , from + lac, milk: see LACTO 〛 the act or process of weaning * * * …   Universalium

  • ablactation — [ab΄lak tā′shən] n. [LL ablactatio < L ablactare, to wean < ab , from + lac, milk: see LACTO ] the act or process of weaning …   English World dictionary

  • Ablactation — L ablactation est l arrêt de la sécrétion lactée chez la femme. Portail de la médecine Catégorie : Maladie en gynécologie obstétrique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ablactation — noun a) The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young animals from their dam. b) The process of grafting now called inarching, or grafting by approach …   Wiktionary

  • ablactation — ab·lac·ta·tion .ab .lak tā shən n the act of weaning * * * ab·lac·ta·tion (ab″lak taґshən) [ab + lactation] the weaning of a child or the cessation of milk secretion …   Medical dictionary

  • ablactation — (a bla kta sion) s. f. Terme de médecine. L action de cesser d allaiter. Il a été employé pour exprimer la cessation de l allaitement considérée par rapport à la mère, le mot sevrage s appliquant plus particulièrement à l enfant. ÉTYMOLOGIE… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • ablactation — ab·lac·ta·tion || ‚æblæk teɪʃn n. weaning of a child or young animal from its mother s milk …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ablactation — ab·lac·ta·tion …   English syllables

  • ablactation — noun 1. the cessation of lactation • Hypernyms: ↑bodily process, ↑body process, ↑bodily function, ↑activity 2. the act of substituting other food for the mother s milk in the diet of a child or young mammal • Syn: ↑weaning …   Useful english dictionary

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