- a device for extracting and collecting milk from the breast during lactation
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Examples from the Web for breast pump
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.
- A suction device for withdrawing milk from the breast.
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