obstetric

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adjective ob·stet·ric \əb-ˈste-trik, äb-\
variants: or

obstetrical

play \əb-ˈste-tri-kəl, äb-\

Definition of obstetric

  1. :  of, relating to, or associated with childbirth or obstetrics

obstetrically

play \əb-ˈste-tri-k(ə-)lē, äb-\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of obstetric

modification of Latin obstetricius, from obstetric-, obstetrix midwife, from obstare


First Known Use: 1672


Medical Dictionary

obstetric

play
adjective ob·stet·ric \əb-ˈste-trik, äb-\
variants: or

obstetrical

\-tri-kəl\play

Medical Definition of obstetric

  1. :  of, relating to, or associated with childbirth or obstetrics

obstetrically

\-tri-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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