- A physician who delivers babies and is in the practice of obstetrics, the art and science of managing pregnancy, labor and the puerperium, the time immediately after delivery.
* * *A physician specializing in the medical care of women during pregnancy and childbirth. [see obstetrics]
* * *ob·ste·tri·cian .äb-stə-'trish-ən n a physician or veterinarian specializing in obstetrics
* * *ob·ste·tri·cian (ob″stə-trĭґshən) [L. obstetrix midwife] one who practices obstetrics.
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obstetrician — OBSTETRICIÁN, Ă, obstetricieni, e, s.m. şi f. Specialist în obstetrică. [pr.: ci an] – Din fr. obstétricien. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 05.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98 OBSTETRICIÁN s. ginecolog, mamoş. Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa: Sinonime … … Dicționar Român
Obstetrician — Ob ste*tri cian, n. One skilled in obstetrics; an accoucheur; especially, a physician who specializes in obstetrics. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
obstetrician — (n.) 1828, from L. obstetricia midwifery, from obstetricus (see OBSTETRIC (Cf. obstetric)) … Etymology dictionary
obstetrician — ► NOUN ▪ a physician or surgeon qualified to practise in obstetrics … English terms dictionary
obstetrician — [äb΄stə trish′ən] n. a medical doctor who specializes in obstetrics … English World dictionary
obstetrician — UK [ˌɒbstəˈtrɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌɑbstəˈtrɪʃ(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms obstetrician : singular obstetrician plural obstetricians medical a doctor whose job is to check the health of pregnant women and help with the birth of their children … English dictionary
obstetrician — noun Obstetrician is used after these nouns: ↑consultant … Collocations dictionary
obstetrician — [[t]ɒ̱bstətrɪ̱ʃ(ə)n[/t]] obstetricians N COUNT An obstetrician is a doctor who is specially trained to deal with pregnant women and with women who are giving birth. [MEDICAL] … English dictionary
obstetrician — noun Date: circa 1828 a physician specializing in obstetrics … New Collegiate Dictionary
obstetrician — /ob sti trish euhn/, n. a physician who specializes in obstetrics. Abbr.: OB, ob [1820 30; < L obstetrici(a) midwifery (n. use of fem. of obstetricius; see OBSTETRICAL) + AN] * * * … Universalium
obstetrician — noun A physician who specializes in childbirth … Wiktionary