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midwifery

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

Definition of midwifery

  1. 1 :  the art or act of assisting at childbirth; also :  obstetrics

  2. 2 :  the art, act, or process of producing, bringing forth, or bringing about



15th Century

First Known Use of midwifery

15th century


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midwifery

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

Medical Definition of midwifery

plural mid·wife·ries

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




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