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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.
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The vast majority of children at community day nurseries are referred by social workers.
Kids 1st Day Nurseries purchased the land for the buildings from the NHS Trust, and as part of the agreement, the Trust took a block booking of places in the nurseries for use by hospital staff.
Tom Bromwich (left) of property firm Bromwich Hardy and Mark Bates, who has set up Banana Moon Day Nurseries
The couple purchased the two day nurseries in Colwyn Bay five years ago.
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Newcastle-based Dickinson Dees negotiated the deal between Northumbria Health Care Trust and Kids' First Day Nurseries to provide a number of child places for trust employees at preferential rates.
Like most scholars of maternalism and the welfare state, Rose stresses the differences between the elite reformers who founded day nurseries and the women who used them.
WORKING TOGETHER: Chinese delegates with Purnima Tanuku OBE, chief executive of the National Day Nurseries Association and other staff members
THIEVES stole a minibus and cash from two children's day nurseries.
Nursery manager Gemma Bell has obtained Early Years Practitioner Status while the setting has been awarded National Day Nurseries Quality Counts accreditation.
Tiny Teddies Day Nurseries are taking part in a campaign - run by National Day Nurseries Association - which urges all staff to provide healthy eating for tiny tots.
Footsteps Day Nursery, based at the Integrated Children's Centre at Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil, was among the three finalists in Wales in the National Day Nurseries Association awards.