accoucheur

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ac·cou·cheur

(a-kū-sher'),
Historical term for obstetrician no longer current in the U.S.

accoucheur

(1) Midwife, see there.
(2) Obstetrician, see there.

accoucheur

(a″koo″shŭr′) [Fr. accoucher, to give birth, assist at giving birth]
An obstetrician or midwife.
accoucheuse (shŭz′)

accoucheur

A person who assists at a birth. A lady obstetrician or midwife is sometimes honoured with the title of accoucheuse.
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He continued to work as an accoucheur, though a number of his patients cancelled appointments.