Obstetrics

Caring for and treating women in connection with childbirth.

Obstetrics

Obstetrics (from the Latin obstare, `to stand by`) is the health profession or medical specialty that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum period (including care of the newborn). The midwife and the obstetrician are the professionals in obstetrics. == Prenatal care == Prenatal care is important in screening for various complications .....
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Obstetrics

• (n.) The science of midwifery; the art of assisting women in parturition, or in the trouble incident to childbirth.
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obstetrics

(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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obstetrics

OB noun the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
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obstetrics

(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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Obstetrics

Ob·stet'rics noun [ Confer French obstétrique . See Obstetric .] The science of midwifery; the art of assisting women in parturition, or in the trouble incident to childbirth.
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obstetrics

A branch of medicine dealing with the care of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the period during which they recover from childbirth. ... Origin: L. Obstetricius ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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obstetrics

Medical speciality concerned with the management of pregnancy, childbirth, and the immediate postnatal period
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obstetrics

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

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), 'midwife'. Literally, 'one who stands opposite (the wom...
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Obstetrics

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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Obstetrics

Obstetrics: The art and science of managing pregnancy, labor and the puerperium (the time after delivery).
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obstetrics

Pertaining to care of the pregnant woman
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Obstetrics

Science connected with care of pregnant woman before, during and after child birth.
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obstetrics

study of midwifery
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Obstetrics

The branch of medicine concerned with pregnancy and antenatal care, childbirth and postnatal care.
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Obstetrics

The branch of medicine dealing with the care of women during pregnancy and childbirth.
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Obstetrics

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

The medical field dealing with the management of pregnancy, labor
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Obstetrics

The medical field dealing with the management of pregnancy, labor, and postpartum.
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obstetrics

[n] - the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
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