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tocology

or to·kol·o·gy

[ toh-kol-uh-jee ]
/ toʊˈkɒl ə dʒi /
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noun

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Origin of tocology

1820–30; <Greek tóko(s) child, childbirth + -logy
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British Dictionary definitions for tocology

tocology

tokology

/ (tɒˈkɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of medicine concerned with childbirth; obstetrics

Word Origin for tocology

C19: from Greek tokos childbirth, from tiktein to bear
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Medical definitions for tocology

tocology

n.

The science of childbirth; midwifery or obstetrics.
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