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NOUN (1)

1. the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother;
[syn: obstetrics, OB, tocology, midwifery]

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Obstetrics \Ob*stet"rics\ ([o^]b*st[e^]t"r[i^]ks), n. [Cf. F. obst['e]trique. See Obstetric.] 1. The science of midwifery. [archaic] [1913 Webster] 2. The branch of medicine that deals with childbirth or the care of women in parturition, or in the trouble incident to childbirth. [1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

obstetrics n 1: the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother [syn: obstetrics, OB, tocology, midwifery]