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Noun: midwifery  ,mid'wi-f(u-)ree or 'mid,wI-f(u-)ree
  1. The branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
    - obstetrics, OB, tocology
  2. Assisting women at childbirth

Derived forms: midwiferies

Type of: delivery, medical specialty, medicine, obstetrical delivery

Encyclopedia: Midwifery