ETYM Old Eng. nourse, nurice, norice, Old Fren. nurrice, norrice, nourrice, French nourrice, from Latin nutricia nurse, prop., fem. of nutricius that nourishes; akin to nutrix, -icis, nurse, from nutrire to nourish. Related to Nourish, Nutritious.
One skilled in caring for the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician).
Množina reči nurse-midwife je nurse-midwives.
A registered nurse with additional training as a midwife who delivers infants and provides prenatal and postpartum care, newborn care, and some routine care (as gynecological exams) of women