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Obstetrical, Obstetric  adj.  
Of or pertaining to childbirth, midwifery, or the period around the time of the birth of children; as, the obstetric art.
Of or pertaining to obstetrics; as, the obstetric unit of a hospital.
Obstetrical toad (Zool.), a European toad of the genus Alytes, especially Alytes obstetricans. The eggs are laid in a string which the male winds around his legs, and carries about until the young are hatched.

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"Obstetrical" Quotes from Famous Books

... practical apprenticeship in the Faculty of Medicine is less retarded; the future doctors, after the third year of their studies, enter a hospital for two years, ten months of each year or 284 days of service, including an "obstetrical stage" of one months. Later, on competing for the title of physician or surgeon in the hospitals and for the aggregation of the Faculty, the theoretical preparation is as onerous as ...
— The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 6 (of 6) - The Modern Regime, Volume 2 (of 2) • Hippolyte A. Taine

Words linked to "Obstetrical" :   obstetric, obstetrical delivery, obstetrical toad

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