What does Obstetrics mean?

Definitions for Obstetricsəbˈstɛ trɪks

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obstetrics, OB, tocology, midwifery(noun)

    the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother


  1. Obstetrics(n.)

    The branch of medicine that deals with childbirth or the care of women in parturition, or in the trouble incident to childbirth.

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. obsttrique. See Obstetric.]


  1. obstetrics(Noun)

    The care of women during and after pregnancy

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obstetrics(noun)

    the science of midwifery; the art of assisting women in parturition, or in the trouble incident to childbirth

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. obsttrique. See Obstetric.]


  1. Obstetrics

    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

  1. Obstetrics

    A medical-surgical specialty concerned with management and care of women during pregnancy, parturition, and the puerperium.

Editors Contribution

  1. obstetrics

    The profession and science of caring for women before, during and after pregnancy.

    Obstetrics is an important part of the services that need to be available for women.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Obstetrics in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Obstetrics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Laurence McCullough:

    Virginity testing does not protect and promote the health of female patients ; virginity testing is therefore completely incompatible with each of these three principles of professional ethics in obstetrics and gynecology.

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