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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    n 1: the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of
         the mother [syn: obstetrics, OB, tocology,
    2: assisting women at childbirth

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Midwifery \Mid"wife`ry\ (?; 277), n.
   1. The art or practice of assisting women in childbirth;
      [1913 Webster]

   2. Assistance at childbirth; help or cooperation in
      [1913 Webster]

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