Definition of Obstetrics

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




Definition of Obstetrics

1. n. The science of midwifery; the art of assisting women in parturition, or in the trouble incident to childbirth.

Definition of Obstetrics

1. Noun. (medicine) The care of women during and after pregnancy ¹

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Definition of Obstetrics

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Medical Definition of Obstetrics

1. A branch of medicine dealing with the care of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the period during which they recover from childbirth. Origin: L. Obstetricius (09 Oct 1997)

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obstetrical nursing
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Literary usage of Obstetrics

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"UNDER THE CHARGE OF EDWARD P. DAVIS, AM, MD, PROFESSOR Or obstetrics IN THE JEFFERSON ... Books upon obstetrics contain little information upon the subject. ..."

2. Register by University of California, Berkeley, California, University (1922)
"ALICE F. MAXWELL, BS, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of obstetrics and Gynecology. ... HASKY W. PLATH, MD, Assistant in obstetrics and Gynecology. ..."

3. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1917)
"BY HENRY SCHWARZ, MD, Chief of the Department of obstetrics and Gynecology. ... SEVERAL factors render conditions for teaching obstetrics, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"From 1856 to 1859 he taught obstetrics in the Cincinnati College of Eclectic ... Dictionary,' 'American Dispensatory» (1853) ; 'American obstetrics' (1855); ..."

5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1893)
"The Science and Art of obstetrics. By THEOPHILUS PARVIN, MD, LL.D., Professor of obstetrics and the Diseases of Women and Children in Jefferson Medical ..."

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