a species of European dogfish, Scyliorrhinus caniculus
[nurs-ling] /ˈnɜrs lɪŋ/ noun 1. . [nurs-ling] /ˈnɜrs lɪŋ/ noun 1. an infant, child, or young animal being or being cared for by a . 2. any person or thing under fostering care, influences, or conditions. /ˈnɜːslɪŋ/ noun 1. a child or young animal that is being suckled, nursed, or fostered n. also nurseling, “object […]
[nurs-meyd] /ˈnɜrsˌmeɪd/ noun 1. Also called nurserymaid. a woman or girl employed to care for a child or several children, especially in a household. verb (used with object) 2. to act as a nursemaid to; to take care of or look after protectively. /ˈnɜːsˌmeɪd/ noun 1. a woman or girl employed to look after someone […]
[nurs-mid-wahyf] /ˈnɜrsˈmɪdˌwaɪf/ noun, plural nurse-midwives. 1. a nurse skilled in assisting women in the prenatal period and in childbirth, especially at home or in another nonhospital setting. nurse-midwife n. A person formally educated and certified to practice in the two disciplines of nursing and midwifery. nurse-midwifery n.
[nurs-prak-tish-uh-ner] /ˈnɜrs prækˈtɪʃ ə nər/ noun 1. a registered nurse who has received special training for diagnosing and treating routine or minor ailments. Abbreviation: NP.