ob

abbreviation

Definition of ob

  1. 1 [Latin obiit] he died; she died

  2. 2 observation


Ob

abbreviation
variants: or

Obad

Definition of Ob

  1. Obadiah


OB

abbreviation

Definition of OB

  1. obstetric; obstetrician; obstetrics


ob-

prefix

Definition of ob-

  1. :  inversely obovate

Origin and Etymology of ob-

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


Medical Dictionary

OB

abbreviation

Medical Definition of OB

  1. 1obstetric

  2. 2obstetrician

  3. 3obstetrics


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