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ob·stet·ric(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.]
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ob•stet•ri•cal(əbˈstɛ trɪ kəl)
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]
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a. obstétrico-a, rel. a la obstetricia.
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obstetrical, obstetricadj obstétrico
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