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ob·stet·ric

 (ŏb-stĕt′rĭk, əb-) also ob·stet·ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the profession of obstetrics or the care of women during and after pregnancy.

[Latin obstetrīcius, pertaining to a midwife, from obstetrīx, obstetrīc-, midwife, from obstitus, past participle of obstāre, to stand opposite to : ob-, opposite to; see ob- + stāre, to stand; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

ob·stet′ri·cal·ly adv.

obstetric

(ɒbˈstɛtrɪk) or

obstetrical

adj
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) of or relating to childbirth or obstetrics
[C18: via New Latin from Latin obstetrīcius, from obstetrix a midwife, literally: woman who stands opposite, from obstāre to stand in front of; see obstacle]
obˈstetrically adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.obstetric - of or relating to or used in or practicing obstetrics; "obstetric hospital"
Translations

obstetric

[ɒbˈstetrɪk] ADJobstétrico

obstetric(al)

adj (Med) techniques etcbei der Geburtshilfe; obstetric careGeburtshilfe f; obstetric problemsProbleme plbei der Entbindung; obstetric specialistGeburtshelfer(in) m(f)

obstetric

[ɒbˈstɛtrɪk] obstetrical [ɒbˈstɛtrɪkl] adjostetrico/a