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delivery room

noun
1.
an area in a hospital equipped for delivering babies.
2.
a room or area in which deliveries are made or received, as the section of a public library where books are taken out or returned.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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  • When my children were born, fathers were not allowed in the delivery room.
  • Immediate intervention in the delivery room can sometimes help prevent this condition.
  • The announcing crews seemed as if they had been switched in the delivery room.
  • At that time, almost no father went into a delivery room.
  • Dig down deep and see whether there is any scenario in which you can include her in the delivery room.
  • Her husband wasn't allowed in the delivery room, and she couldn't ask any questions because of the language barrier.
  • Tells about the investigation that led to the source of the infection-the delivery room resuscitators.
  • The best mode of delivery room stabilization for premature infants at high risk for respiratory distress syndrome is unknown.
delivery room in Medicine

delivery room n.
A room or an area in a hospital that is equipped for delivering babies.

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