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Historical term for obstetrician no longer current in the U.S.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.