Definitions for obstetricsəbˈstɛ trɪks
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the branch of medical science concerned with childbirth and caring for and treating women in or in connection with childbirth.
* (used with a sing. v.).
Origin of obstetrics:
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.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A medical-surgical specialty concerned with management and care of women during pregnancy, parturition, and the puerperium.
Translations for obstetrics
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the science of helping women before, during, and after, the birth of babies.
- verloskunde, obstetrie; kraamverplegingAfrikaans
- عِلْم التَّوْليدArabic
- obstetríciaPortuguese (BR)
- die GeburtshilfeGerman
- obstetricia, tocologíaSpanish
- دانش زایمان شناسیFarsi
- प्रसूति शास्त्रHindi
- porodiljstvo, primaljstvoCroatian
- ilmu kebidananIndonesian
- bidang obstetrikMalay
- دانش زایمان شناسیPersian
- doğum bilimiTurkish
- 助產術，產科醫學Chinese (Trad.)
- دايہ گيري، حمل سے متعلقUrdu
- khoa sảnVietnamese
- 助产术，产科学Chinese (Simp.)
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