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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother;
[syn: obstetrics, OB, tocology, midwifery]

2. assisting women at childbirth;

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2 definitions retrieved:

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; obstetrics. [1913 Webster] 2. Assistance at childbirth; help or cooperation in production. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

midwifery n 1: the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother [syn: obstetrics, OB, tocology, midwifery] 2: assisting women at childbirth