Definition of Tocology

1. Noun. The branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother.




Definition of Tocology

1. n. The science of obstetrics, or midwifery; that department of medicine which treats of parturition.

Definition of Tocology

1. Noun. (medicine) the branch of medicine that deals with childbirth ¹

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Definition of Tocology

1. the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Tocology

1. The science of obstetrics, or midwifery; that department of medicine which treats of parturition. Alternative forms: tokology. Origin: Gr. A birth. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tocology

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Literary usage of Tocology

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1. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"Westland, A. tocology for mothers. $1. Em- bee pub. Nee aleo Abortion; Obstetrical nursing. O'Byrnes, The. Idyls of Lakeside; with a preface by Rev. ..."

2. The Science and art of obstetrics by Theophilus Parvin (1895)
"The words midwifery, tocology, parturition, and accouchement have been and still are ... tocology is a word rarely used by the profession ; and parturition, ..."

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