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midwifery

noun mid·wife·ry \ˌmid-ˈwi-f(ə-)rē, -ˈwī-; ˈmid-ˌwī-\

Definition of MIDWIFERY

1
:  the art or act of assisting at childbirth; also :  obstetrics
2
:  the art, act, or process of producing, bringing forth, or bringing about
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First Known Use of MIDWIFERY

15th century
Medical Dictionary

midwifery

noun mid·wife·ry \ˌmid-ˈwif-(ə-)rē, -ˈwīf-; ˈmid-ˌwīf-\
plural mid·wife·ries

Medical Definition of MIDWIFERY

:  the art or act of assisting at childbirth; also :  obstetrics—see nurse-midwifery

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