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Weaning

weaning

permanent deprivation of breast milk and commencement of nourishment with other food. The act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal.


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Are we all mutants?

... increased ability to produce vitamin D is a loss of function, a bad thing or causes death, Supersport? Similarly, ability to produce lactase after weaning from breast feeding would've probably been disadvantageous for the species, because older siblings might've competed for mother's limited ability ...

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by biohazard
Tue Oct 28, 2008 6:53 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Are we all mutants?
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