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 (ŏb-stĕt′rĭk, əb-) also ob·stet·ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl)
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.
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(əbˈstɛ trɪ kəl)

also ob•stet′ric,

1. of or pertaining to the care and treatment of women in childbirth and during the period before and after delivery.
2. of or pertaining to childbirth or obstetrics.
[1735–45; < New Latin obstetrīcus pertaining to a midwife]
ob•stet′ri•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.obstetrical - of or relating to or used in or practicing obstetrics; "obstetric hospital"
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a. obstétrico-a, rel. a la obstetricia.
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obstetrical, obstetric

adj obstétrico
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Obstetrical units in the UK, Dr Kidwie said, could not work without the active participation of midwives, who conducted 70 per cent of normal deliveries.
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The Harper College Diagnostic Cardiac and Medical Sonography programs are seeking volunteers interested in receiving free obstetrical ultrasounds.
The principal beneficiaries of the Emergency Medical Services Project will be people with trauma, medical and obstetrical emergencies.
A detailed obstetrical, gynaecological, medical and surgical history was taken.
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It will welcome women who are experiencing an obstetrical or gynaecological emergency, HMC has said in a statement.