obstetrics[əb stet′riks, äb-]
Origin: from obstetric
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noun (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
obstetrics - Cultural Definition
A branch of medicine that deals with the care of women during pregnancy, labor, and the period of recovery following childbirth.
obstetrics - Medical Definition
noun Abbr. OB
obstetrics - Science Definition
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