delivery

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(di-liv′ĕ-rē )

[Fr. fr L. deliberare, to set free]

1. Giving birth to a fetus, together with the placenta and membranes, by a parturient woman.
SEE: labor
2. The provision and administration of a therapeutic agent to a patient.

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