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Sucking Behavior

"Sucking Behavior" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
Any suction exerted by the mouth; response of the mammalian infant to draw milk from the breast. Includes sucking on inanimate objects. Not to be used for thumb sucking, which is indexed under fingersucking.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sucking Behavior" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Sucking Behavior" was a major or minor topic of these publication.