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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.
References in classic literature ?
There's one comfort, the baby is well and happy, and does not have to occupy this nursery with the horrid wall-paper.
The mice rushed back to their hole, and the dolls came into the nursery.
he muttered, and after listening to the verbal instructions his father had sent and taking the correspondence and his father's letter, he returned to the nursery.
No, pardon me, I won't go now till the child is better," thought he, going to the door and looking into the nursery.
She explained in quite a matter-of-fact way that she thought Peter sometimes came to the nursery in the night and sat on the foot of her bed and played on his pipes to her.
The fire was warm, however, and the nursery dimly lit by three night-lights, and presently the sewing lay on Mrs.
How much more deceitful than her lover is the little nursery governess.
Love had put out his lights, and the little nursery governess walked in darkness.
As she was not in the nursery she wondered whether this was really herself, so she pinched her cheeks, and then she knew it was herself, and this reminded her that she was in the middle of a great adventure.
What I should like best," said Rebecca, "would be to go to the nursery and see your dear little children.
A roar of delighted shrieks arose in the nursery, and never ceased till they had set off for the bathing-place.
But, by degrees she was led on to confess that she would like to have for the inexhaustible baby such a nursery as never was seen.