Definition of Obstetrical

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or used in or practicing obstetrics. "Obstetric hospital"

Exact synonyms: Obstetric
Partainyms: Obstetrics, Obstetrics
Derivative terms: Obstetrics, Obstetrics

Definition of Obstetrical

1. Adjective. of, or relating to obstetrics ¹

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Definition of Obstetrical

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Obstetrical

1. Of or pertaining to midwifery, or the delivery of women in childbed; as, the obstetric art. Obstetrical toad, a European toad of the genus Alytes, especially A. Obstetricans. The eggs are laid in a string which the male winds around his legs, and carries about until the young are hatched. Origin: L. Obstetricius, fr. Obstetrix, -icis, a midwife, fr. Obstare to stand before: cf.F. Obstetrique. See Obstacle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obstetrical

obstacle race
obstacle sense
obstetric conjugate
obstetric conjugate diameter
obstetric conjugate of pelvic outlet
obstetric position
obstetric surgical procedures
obstetric ultrasound
obstetrical (current term)
obstetrical binder
obstetrical delivery
obstetrical nursing
obstetrical palsy
obstetrical paralysis
obstetrical toad

Literary usage of Obstetrical

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

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1899)
"—En.] Operations on the Cervix Uteri from an obstetrical Stand-point ... In a discussion on this important subject before the Paris obstetrical Society ..."

2. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1905)
"Needless to say, the President of the obstetrical Society cannot agree with the latter sentiment. His task, if we exclude the preparation of an annual ..."

3. Men and Women of the Time: A Dictionary of Contemporaries by George Washington Moon (1891)
"He has served the offices of President of the obstetrical and Pathological Societies, and of the obstetrical Section of the British Medical Association, ..."

4. The Medical Times and Gazette (1869)
"The obstetrical is a flourishing Society, ... if it cause the sacrifice of that energy and independence which have distinguished the obstetrical Society, ..."

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