an unpaid leave of absence from work in order to have or take care of a baby or to care for an ailing family member.
- Family medicine
family medicine n. The branch of medicine that deals with the provision of comprehensive health care to individuals regardless of age or sex while placing particular emphasis on the family unit. Also called family practice.
noun 1. the hereditary surname of a family. 2. a given name frequently used in a family. noun 1. a surname, esp when regarded as representing the family honour 2. a first or middle name frequently used in a family, often originally a surname
noun, Mathematics. 1. a collection of curves whose equations differ only by values assigned a parameter or parameters.
noun 1. a special rate, especially of air passenger carriers, under which the head of a household purchasing a full-fare ticket may take other family members at reduced fares on certain days.