obstetrics


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ob·stet·rics

 (ŏb-stĕt′rĭks, əb-)
n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The branch of medicine that deals with the care of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the recuperative period following delivery.

obstetrics

(ɒbˈstɛtrɪks)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) (functioning as singular) the branch of medicine concerned with childbirth and the treatment of women before and after childbirth

ob•stet•rics

(əbˈstɛ trɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of medical science concerned with childbirth and caring for and treating women in or in connection with childbirth.
[1810–20]

ob·stet·rics

(ŏb-stĕt′rĭks)
The branch of medicine that deals with the care of women during pregnancy and childbirth.

obstetrics

the branch of medicine that deals with prenatal and postnatal care and with the delivery of a child. — obstetrician, n. — obstetric, obstetrical, adj.
See also: Birth
the branch of medicine that specializes in care of women before, during and after childbirth. — obstetrician, n. — obstetric, obstetrical, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties
the medical specialty that deals with pregnancy and childbirth. — obstetrician, n. — obstetric, obstetrical, adj.
See also: Pregnancy
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.obstetrics - the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the motherobstetrics - the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
induction of labor - (obstetrics) inducing the childbirth process artificially by administering oxytocin or by puncturing the amniotic sac
presentation - (obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal; "Cesarean sections are sometimes the result of abnormal presentations"
incompetent cervix - (obstetrics) uterine cervix that becomes dilated before term and without labor often resulting in miscarriage or premature birth
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
fetology, foetology - the branch of medicine concerned with the fetus in the uterus
perinatology - the branch of obstetrics concerned with the anatomy and physiology and diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the mother and the fetus or newborn baby during late pregnancy and childbirth and the puerperium
nullipara - (obstetrics) a woman who has never give birth to a child
gravida I, primigravida - (obstetrics) a woman who is pregnant for the first time
para I, primipara - (obstetrics) woman who has been delivered of a child for the first time
quadripara - (obstetrics) woman who has given birth to a viable infant in each of four pregnancies
quintipara - (obstetrics) woman who has given birth to a viable infant in each of five pregnancies
para, parity - (obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered; "the parity of the mother must be considered"; "a bipara is a woman who has given birth to two children"
Translations
عِلْم التَّوْليد
porodnictví
obstetrik
obstetriikkasynnytysoppi
szülészet
fæîingarfræîi
akušeris
dzemdniecība
obstetrik
doğum bilimi

obstetrics

[ɒbˈstetrɪks] NSINGobstetricia f, tocología f

obstetrics

[ɒbˈstɛtrɪks] nobstétrique f

obstetrics

n singGeburtshilfe f, → Obstetrik f (spec); (= ward)Wöchnerinnenstation f

obstetrics

[ɒbˈstɛtrɪks] nsgostetricia

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·stet·rics

n. obstetricia, rama de la medicina que se refiere al cuidado de la mujer durante el embarazo y el parto.

obstetrics (OB)

n obstetricia; tocología; rama de la medicina que se ocupa del embarazo, parto y puerperio
References in classic literature ?
And thus, through the courage and great skill in obstetrics of Queequeg, the deliverance, or rather, delivery of Tashtego, was successfully accomplished, in the teeth, too, of the most untoward and apparently hopeless impediments; which is a lesson by no means to be forgotten.
The Gynaecology and Obstetrics Department has 146 beds and is divided into four sections; the admission section with a capacity of 112 beds, the 20-bed gynaecology section, a six-bed emergency unit, critical care section with eight beds along with the outpatient clinics specialised in gynaecology and obstetrics.
The organizers of the event were Chairperson Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics Prof Dr Saima Gillani and Assist Prof Dr Zubaida Akhtar which was attended by a large number of faculty staff, TMOs, HOs and health professionals, said a press release issued here on Wednesday.
Six international speakers from Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Italy and Kuwait will share their knowledge and experience in gynecology and obstetrics during the event.
Jenks, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology; Virginia Kelly, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology; Thomas J.
The decision was unveiled during the culmination of the 2018 World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology held on October 24, at Singapore, following a competitive bid process against other Asian cities, including Japan and India.
Badell has been a primary author or coauthor of 35 articles published and accepted in refereed medical publications on topics including Zika infection during pregnancy, HIV infection during pregnancy, use of complementary and alternative medication in obstetrics and gynecology, botulism during pregnancy, maternal and fetal risk associated with assisted reproductive technology, and perinatal outcomes among women with congenital heart disease.
Dr Hunter said: "The team have shown significant effort and commitment to education and have created a department with a broad and encompassing learning ethos with excellent working relationships and support from the multidisciplinary team." In further success, the obstetrics and gynaecology department was recognised by the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RCOG) as highly commended for training awards last year.
Obstetrics is the field of study concentrated on pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum period.
'The management of KBTH wishes to inform that general public that all gynaecology clinics will, from 18th June to 2nd July, 2018, be held in the afternoon, from 2am to 5pm, at Obstetrics OPD,' the statement directs.
(2) Meir Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kfar-Saba, Israel; Tel Aviv University Sakler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel