Definition of obstetrics in English:

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Pronunciation: /əbˈstɛtrɪks/

plural noun

[usually treated as singular]
The branch of medicine and surgery concerned with childbirth and midwifery.
Example sentences
  • 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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