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nurse-midwife

[ nurs-mid-wahyf ]
/ ˈnɜrsˈmɪdˌwaɪf /
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noun, plural nurse-mid·wives.

a nurse skilled in assisting women in the prenatal period and in childbirth, especially at home or in another nonhospital setting.

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Medical definitions for nurse-midwife

nurse-midwife

n.

A person formally educated and certified to practice in the two disciplines of nursing and midwifery.

Other words from nurse-midwife

nurse-midwifery n.
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