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nursery

 [ner´sĕ-re]
the department in a hospital where newborn infants are cared for.

nursery

/nur·se·ry/ (nurs´er-e) the department in a hospital where the newborn are cared for.

nursery

A hospital department in which the newborn are cared for.

day nursery

Day care center.

nursery

a building or part of a building constructed especially for the rearing of animals on a largely milk diet. Requires special attention to mechanical services and the maintenance of a stable external environment. Hygiene, preferably an all-in, all-out management strategy, and strict microbial isolation are important parts of the management system.

nursery pigs
the growth phase of early-weaned pigs between weaning until they enter the grow-finish building. Pigs weaned at 3 weeks of age will spend 3 weeks in hot nursery pens where the ambient temperature is initially 85° to 90°F and the subsequent 3 weeks in the cold nursery where ambient temperature is 65°F.
nursery diarrhea
enteropathogenic bacterial or viral infections in young animals.