obstetrician

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ob·ste·tri·cian

 (ŏb′stĭ-trĭsh′ən)
n.
A physician who specializes in obstetrics.

obstetrician

(ˌɒbstɪˈtrɪʃən)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) a physician who specializes in obstetrics

ob•ste•tri•cian

(ˌɒb stɪˈtrɪʃ ən)

n.
a physician who specializes in obstetrics.
[1820–30; < Latin obstetrīci(a) midwifery]

obstetrician

Specialist in pregnancy and related conditions (often also experienced in gynecology).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.obstetrician - a physician specializing in obstetricsobstetrician - a physician specializing in obstetrics
perinatologist - an obstetrician specializing in perinatology
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
Translations
أخِصّائي ولادَه، طَبيب تَوليد
акушерка
fødselslæge
synnytyslääkäri
szülész
fæîingarlæknir
pôrodník
doğum uzmanı

obstetrician

[ˌɒbstəˈtrɪʃən] Ntocólogo/a m/f, obstetra mf

obstetrician

[ˌɒbstəˈtrɪʃən] nobstétricien(ne) m/f

obstetrician

nGeburtshelfer(in) m(f)

obstetrician

[ˌɒbstəˈtrɪʃn] nostetrico

obstetrics

(obˈstetriks) noun singular
the science of helping women before, during, and after, the birth of babies.
obstetrician (obstəˈtriʃən) noun
a doctor who specializes in obstetrics.

ob·ste·tri·cian

n. obstetra, partero-a, tocólogo-a, especialista en obstetricia.

obstetrician

n obstetra mf, tocólogo -ga mf
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