rooming–in

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noun \ˈrü-miŋ-ˈin, ˈru̇-\

Definition of rooming–in

  1. :  an arrangement in a hospital whereby a newborn infant is kept in a crib at the mother's bedside instead of in a nursery

First Known Use of rooming–in

1943


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rooming–in

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noun room·ing–in \ˈrüm-iŋ-ˈin, ˈru̇m-\

Medical Definition of rooming–in

  1. :  an arrangement in a hospital whereby a newborn infant is kept in the mother's hospital room instead of in a nursery

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