from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The department of a hospital that provides care for women during pregnancy and childbirth as well as for newborn infants.
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- n. A hospital ward that provides assistance during childbirth.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The section of a hospital devoted to assisting women during childbirth and caring for them and their newborn infants until they are released to go home.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a hospital ward that provides care for women during pregnancy and childbirth and for newborn infants
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