ob

abbreviation (1)

Definition of ob

 (Entry 1 of 4)

1 [ Latin obiit ] he died; she died
2 observation

Ob

abbreviation (2)
variants: or Obad

Definition of Ob (Entry 2 of 4)

Obadiah

OB

abbreviation (3)

Definition of OB (Entry 3 of 4)

obstetric; obstetrician; obstetrics

ob-

prefix

Definition of ob- (Entry 4 of 4)

: inversely obovate

History and Etymology for ob

Prefix

New Latin, from Latin, in the way, against, toward, from ob in the way of, on account of; akin to Old Church Slavonic o, ob on, around

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Medical Definition of OB

1 obstetric
2 obstetrician
3 obstetrics

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