Definition of obstetrics in English:


Line breaks: ob¦stet|rics
Pronunciation: /əbˈstɛtrɪks


[usually treated as singular]
  • The branch of medicine and surgery concerned with childbirth and midwifery.
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    • He was like a physician who simultaneously mastered cardiovascular surgery, obstetrics, oncology and neurology.
    • Most doctors go into areas where changes can still be made to patients' lives, such as surgery or obstetrics and gynaecology.
    • Newer types of triage include mental health, cardiology, obstetrics, and nurse triage.

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