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obstetrician

 [ob″stĕ-trĭ´shun]
a physician who specializes in obstetrics.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ob·ste·tri·cian

(ob'stĕ-trish'ŭn),
A physician specializing in the medical care of women during pregnancy and childbirth.
[see obstetrics]
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obstetrician

(ŏb′stĭ-trĭsh′ən)
n.
A physician who specializes in obstetrics.
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obstetrician

Baby Doc A physician who practices obstetrics, see there Meat & potatoes work Pulling babies from babes Salary $165K + 15% bonus.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ob·ste·tri·cian

(ob'stĕ-trish'ŭn)
A physician specializing in the medical care of women during pregnancy and childbirth.
See: obstetrics
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

obstetrician

A doctor specializing in the conduct of childbirth and possessing the skills, knowledge and experience required to ensure that this is achieved with the minimum risk to mother and baby. From the Latin obstetrix , a midwife.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ob·ste·tri·cian

(ob'stĕ-trish'ŭn)
A physician specializing in the medical care of women during pregnancy and childbirth.
See: obstetrics
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