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deliver

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verb de·liv·er \di-ˈliv-ər\

Medical Definition of deliver

de·liv·eredde·liv·er·ing \-(ə-)riŋ\play

  1. transitive verb

  2. 1a:  to assist (a parturient female) in giving birth <she was delivered of a fine boy>b:  to aid in the birth of <sometimes it is necessary to deliver a child with forceps>

  3. 2:  to give birth to <she delivered a pair of healthy twins after a short labor>

  4. intransitive verb

  5. :  to give birth to offspring <patients that repeatedly deliver prematurely present special problems>





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