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breast pump

noun
  1. a device for extracting and collecting milk from the breast during lactation
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Examples from the Web for breast pump

Historical Examples

  • In order to remedy this fault, we have known a breast-pump or puppy to be applied.

    The Physical Life of Woman:

    Dr. George H Napheys

  • The infant should at once be weaned, the milk-tension being relieved by the breast-pump.


breast pump in Medicine

breast pump

n.
  1. A suction device for withdrawing milk from the breast.
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