obstetrician

[ ob-sti-trish-uh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF obstetrician

Synonyms for obstetrician

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It appeared that no other difficulty really confronted the obstetrician.

There was a step in the hall and the senior physician or obstetrician had entered.

He is now, and has been for several years past, the obstetrician to the hospital.

I saw Sir Barnaby Burtle, the obstetrician, standing by his scarlet front door, eagerly devouring the news.

The rachitic pelvis is well known to the obstetrician for the difficulties it gives rise to during parturition.

Unfortunate is the obstetrician who does not know how to inspire a feeling of confidence in his patients.

An obstetrician gets mighty little rest hereabouts, I can tell you.

The obstetrician may be obliged to sit by the bed and hold on to the bag for from three to twelve hours.

The obstetrician must be able to diagnose the special cause and treat the indications.

Any obstetrician of experience will remember many other remedies that have been supposed to be efficacious.

WORD ORIGIN

1828, from Latin obstetricia "midwifery," from obstetricus (see obstetric) on model of physician.

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midwife

nounchildbirth assistant
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