Definition of Accoucheur

1. Noun. A physician specializing in obstetrics.

Exact synonyms: Obstetrician
Specialized synonyms: Perinatologist
Generic synonyms: Medical Specialist, Specialist
Derivative terms: Obstetrics

Definition of Accoucheur

1. n. A man who assists women in childbirth; a man midwife; an obstetrician.

Definition of Accoucheur

1. Noun. (context: medicine) A man who assists women in childbirth; a male midwife; an obstetrician. ¹

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Definition of Accoucheur

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Medical Definition of Accoucheur

1. French for a male obstetrician. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Accoucheur

accouchement force
accoucheur (current term)
account book
account books
account code
account executive
account executives
account for
account manager
account managers

Literary usage of Accoucheur

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A System of midwifery: Including the Diseases of Pregnancy and the Puerperal by William Leishman (1879)
"Duties of the accoucheur.—Preliminary Arrangements. ... upon natural labor, the subject of the duties of the accoucheur remains for our consideration. ..."

2. The Principles and practice of obstetrics by Gunning S. Bedford (1869)
"The first entrance of the young accoucheur into the lying-in chamber is a matter of ... Something more is required of the accoucheur, if he wish to succeed, ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1874)
"... are warmly interested and actively engaged."—Brit. Ated. Journ., October 18, 1873. 68. Injuries of the Foetus by the accoucheur.—Dr. CI£ST. ..."

4. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1909)
"THE PROTECTION OF THE accoucheur AND HIS PATIENT. BY DOUGLAS H. STEWART, MD, New Y0rk. THE object of the writer is to emphasize the purely practical side of ..."

5. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1891)
"... Physician-accoucheur, and Lecturer on Obstetric Medicine at St. Bartholomew's Hospital. London: HK Lewis, 1891. DR. ..."

6. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1836)
"By ROBERT LITTLE, MD, Physician to the Belfast Hospital, Physician accoucheur to the Belfast Lying-in Charity, Physician to the Ulster Female Penitentiary, ..."

7. Memoirs of William Sampson: Including Particulars of His Adventures in by William Sampson (1817)
"AT length came the doctor: I do not recollect his Hamc, but I understood he was the accoucheur of the in- ..."

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