Definition of obstetrician in English:

obstetrician

Line breaks: ob¦stet|ri¦cian
Pronunciation: /ˌɒbstəˈtrɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

  • A physician or surgeon qualified to practise in obstetrics.
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    • We also interviewed 19 clinicians: six obstetricians, six paediatricians, four general practitioners, and three nurses.
    • A multicentre randomised controlled trial of routine antenatal care by general practitioners and midwives compared with shared care led by obstetricians.
    • By the late 19th Century, teaching hospitals came up and were staffed by physicians, surgeons and obstetricians.

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