əb'stetrɪklɪ adv. during the process of childbirth

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  • obstetrically — adverb see obstetric …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • obstetrically — See obstetric. * * * …   Universalium

  • obstetrically — ob·stet·ri·cal·ly …   English syllables

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  • obstetrical — obstetrically, adv. /euhb ste tri keuhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the care and treatment of women in childbirth and during the period before and after delivery. 2. of or pertaining to childbirth or obstetrics. Abbr.: OB, ob Also, obstetric.… …   Universalium

  • obstetric — or obstetrical adjective Etymology: modification of Latin obstetricius, from obstetric , obstetrix midwife, from obstare Date: 1742 of, relating to, or associated with childbirth or obstetrics • obstetrically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • obstetric — [əb stet′rik, äbste′trik] adj. 〚ModL obstetricus, for L obstetricius, belonging to a midwife < obstetrix, midwife, lit., she who stands before < ob (see OB ) + stare, to STAND〛 of childbirth or obstetrics: also …   Universalium

  • midwifery — Independent care of essentially normal, healthy women and infants by a midwife, antepartally, intrapartally, postpartally, and/or obstetrically in a hospital, birth center, or home setting, and including normal delivery of the infant, with …   Medical dictionary

  • obstetric — adjective relating to childbirth and the processes associated with it. Derivatives obstetrical adjective (chiefly N. Amer.). obstetrically adverb obstetrics plural noun Origin C18: from mod. L. obstetricus from L. obstetricius (based on obstetrix …   English new terms dictionary

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