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obstetrician

[ ob-sti-trish-uhn ]
/ ˌɒb stɪˈtrɪʃ ən /
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noun

a physician who specializes in obstetrics. Abbreviation: OB, ob

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Origin of obstetrician

First recorded in1820–30; from Latin obstetrīci(a) “midwifery” (noun use of feminine of obstetrīcius ) + -an;see origin at obstetric
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British Dictionary definitions for obstetrician

obstetrician
/ (ˌɒbstɪˈtrɪʃən) /

noun

a physician who specializes in obstetrics
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Medical definitions for obstetrician

obstetrician
[ ŏb′stĭ-trĭshən ]

n.

A physician who specializes in obstetrics.
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