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nursing

/ (ˈnɜːsɪŋ) /
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noun

  1. the practice or profession of caring for the sick and injured
  2. (as modifier)a nursing home

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Medical definitions for nursing

nursing
[ nûrsĭng ]

n.

The profession of a nurse.
The tasks performed or care provided by a nurse.
The act or practice of breast-feeding.
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