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Obstetrics   Listen
Obstetrics  n.  
The science of midwifery. (archaic)
The branch of medicine that deals with childbirth or the care of women in parturition, or in the trouble incident to childbirth.

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"Obstetrics" Quotes from Famous Books

... properties as carbolic acid; in fact, that it is to be preferred, as it is completely harmless, even if used in concentrated solutions, and that it is a valuable haemostatic, an advantageous addition particularly in obstetrics. Another important property is its ease of transition into the tissues, which, according to Engelmann's experiments, is by far greater than that of all the other antiseptics. Of bichloride it is well known that it forms an insoluble combination with albumen, ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 711, August 17, 1889 • Various

Words linked to "Obstetrics" :   foetology, incompetent cervix, obstetrician, obstetrical, fetology, ob, perinatology, midwifery, medicine, induction of labor, parity, para I, primigravida, quadripara

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