• WordNet 3.6
    • adj obstetrical of or relating to or used in or practicing obstetrics "obstetric hospital"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Obstetrical Of or pertaining to childbirth, midwifery, or the period around the time of the birth of children; as, the obstetric art.
    • Obstetrical Of or pertaining to obstetrics; as, the obstetric unit of a hospital.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • obstetrical Of or pertaining to midwifery: as. obstetrical skill; obstetrical surgery.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Obstetrical ob-stet′rikal pertaining to midwifery
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. obstetricius, fr. obstetrix, -icis, a midwife, fr. obstare, to stand before: cf. F. obstétrique,. See Obstacle
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. obstetriciusobstetrix, -icis, a midwife—ob, before, stāre, to stand.


In literature:

Thorough knowledge of obstetrics and dispensing indispensable.
"The Stark Munro Letters" by J. Stark Munro
And now, there's the matter of obstetrical outfits.
"Fanny Herself" by Edna Ferber
We land in a rut of obstetrics and typhoid and busted legs.
"Main Street" by Sinclair Lewis
In fact, nearly every text-book on obstetrics gives some space to the subject of pseudocyesis.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
When Dick wore rubber gloves during their first obstetric case together he snorted.
"The Breaking Point" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
By Hugh L. Hodge, M. D., Professor of Obstetrics in the University of Pennsylvania.
"Medical Essays" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Events had no right to be born throughout his dominions, without a preparatory course of his obstetrical pedantry.
"The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume I.(of III) 1555-66" by John Lothrop Motley
That the Obstetrical Society refused to allow a woman's name to appear on the title page of a pamphlet which she had written with her husband?
"Are Women People?" by Alice Duer Miller
Browning was interested, like some scientific man, in the obstetrics of art.
"Robert Browning" by G. K. Chesterton
I was called to an obstetric case just as I started out.
"Leonora" by Arnold Bennett
Authorities say that instruction in obstetrics is sadly neglected.
"Taboo and Genetics" by Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
Obstetrical forceps embrace the head of the foetus.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Obstetrical outfits, ready to purchase, I, 63.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
And the obstetrical anecdotes of ancient dames.
"Europe After 8:15" by H. L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan and Willard Huntington Wright
Three short obstetrical gowns for the patient.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
The latter is an obstetric problem and can usually be dealt with successfully.
"The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book" by Various
He was skilful also in obstetric operations.
"Outlines of Greek and Roman Medicine" by James Sands Elliott
American Journal of Obstetrics for January, 1882.
"History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present" by Peter Charles Remondino
Sixteen of the principal obstetric practitioners of Great Britain were examined on this point.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
Obstetric Memoirs and Contributions, including those on Anaesthesia.
"Elements of Agricultural Chemistry" by Thomas Anderson

In poetry:

'Tis you protect their pregnant hour;
And when the birth's at hand,
Exerting your obstetric power,
Prevent a mothless land.
"To the Virtuosi" by William Shenstone

In news:

Wang Lili and her husband look at an ultrasound image of their soon-to- be-born child at Beijing Obstetrics Hospital.
Defense attorneys say verdict, following $55 million verdict against Hopkins, threatens all obstetrics in Baltimore.
Marsha Wallace, DFW's founder, meets Nepalese women, who are receiving obstetrics care, thanks to Dining For Women's support.
Leigh Bauer, obstetrics and gynecology (OB/ GYN ) physician, joined Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby in September.
Dr Todd Griffin, chief medical officer of Stony Brook University Hospital, was appointed chair of the school's department of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive medicine.
She is also an assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.
He also serves as Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California, San Francisco, and as Emeritus Chairman and Residency Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology , Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio.
She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology .
Two New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) obstetrical nurses have achieved specialty certification.
A Ventura County hospital has announced plans to shut down it's nearly four decades old obstetrics unit.
Alliance Obstetrics and Gynecology are preparing to put on a "Pap-O-Rama Saturday" event later in October, encouraging women to get a free cancer screening.
New Scientist via American Journal of Obstetrics &.
The obstetrics department at New Hampshire's Dartmouth -Hitchcock Medical Center is getting a $10,000 grant to implement a model designed to decrease the rate of premature deliveries.
Bayhealth's Karen Kelly, RNC-OB, MSN, received the Nursing Excellence Award from the Delaware section of the Association of women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses at its annual conference in Rehoboth Beach on Oct 12.
The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology is recommending that teen girls use IUDs or implantable contraception to avoid pregnancy.

In science:

Typically, an MO had a residency in internal medicine followed by a 3-year fellowship in oncology emphasizing the use of chemotherapy, whereas a GO had a residency in obstetrics and gynecology followed by a fellowship in gynecologic oncology with attention paid to surgical treatment of ovarian cancer.
An exact adaptive test with superior design sensitivity in an observational study of treatments for ovarian cancer