Definitions for obstetricsəbˈstɛ trɪks
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obstetrics, OB, tocology, midwifery(noun)
the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
The care of women during and after pregnancy
the science of midwifery; the art of assisting women in parturition, or in the trouble incident to childbirth
Obstetrics is the medical specialty dealing with the care of all women's reproductive tracts and their children during pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period. Many obstetricians are also gynecologists, meaning they perform in both specialties. In the United States, these physicians are commonly referred to as OB/GYNs.
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A medical-surgical specialty concerned with management and care of women during pregnancy, parturition, and the puerperium.
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