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(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) a male obstetrician or midwife
[literally: one who is present at the bedside]
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a person who assists during childbirth, esp. an obstetrician.
[1750–60; < French]
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|Noun||1.||accoucheur - a physician specializing in obstetrics|
perinatologist - an obstetrician specializing in perinatology
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