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Meaning of OBSTETRICS

Pronunciation:  ub'stetreeks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
 

OBSTETRICS is a 10 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: midwifery, OB, tocology
 
 See Also: fetology, foetology, medical specialty, medicine, perinatology

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ob*stet"rics\, n. [Cf. F. obst['e]trique. See
{Obstetric}.]
The science of midwifery; the art of assisting women in
parturition, or in the trouble incident to childbirth.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A branch of medicine dealing with the care of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the period during which they recover from childbirth. See also gynecology.
 

 

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