- To assist a woman in childbirth.
- To extract from an enclosed place, as the fetus from the womb, an object or foreign body, a tumor from its capsule or surroundings, or the lens of the eye in cases of cataract.
[fr. O. Fr. fr. L. de- + liber, free]
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