(ob-stet´riks) the branch of health science dealing with pregnancy, labor, and the puerperium. adj., obstet´ric, obstet´rical., adj.
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• (n.) The science of midwifery; the art of assisting women in parturition, or in the trouble incident to childbirth.
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obstetrics 1. The branch of medical science concerned with childbirth and caring for and treating women in or in connection with childbirth. 2. Etymology: from about 1819, from obstetric, 1742; from Modern Latin obstetricus, 'pertaining to a midwife'; from obstetrix (genitive of obstetricis), 'midw...
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Obstetrics (from the Latin obstare, "to stand by") is the medical specialty dealing with the care of all women`s reproductive tracts and their children during pregnancy (prenatal period), childbirth and the postnatal period. Veterinary obstetrics is the same concept for veterinary medicine although...
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The field of medicine that is primarily concerned with the management of pregnancy, labor, delivery and postpartum care that follows either a vaginal birth or cesarean birth. An obstetrican or midwife generally performs care for obstetrical patients.
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obstetrics (obste'triks) , branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of women during pregnancy, labor, childbirth (see birth), and the time after childbirth. Obstetricians work to ensure that pregnancy culminates in the delivery of a healthy baby, without impairing the health of the mother...
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Obstetrics is the branch of medicine concerning pregnancy, labour, and the period immediately following childbirth. It also involves the psychological and social aspects of childbearing.
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(OB) Type: Term Pronunciation: ob-stet′riks Definitions: 1. The specialty of medicine concerned with the care of women during pregnancy, parturition, and the puerperium. Synonyms: tocology
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Medical speciality concerned with the management of pregnancy, childbirth, and the immediate postnatal period
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1) Medical specialty 2) Medicine 3) Midwifery 4) Ob 5) Tocology
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