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  • adj. of, or relating to obstetrics

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to midwifery: as. obstetrical skill; obstetrical surgery.

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  • adj. of or relating to or used in or practicing obstetrics


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  • She has written, testified, and lectured widely on subjects such as obstetrical malpractice, IUDs, hormone therapy, and product liability.

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  • But it was becoming clear that we were going from an easy, painless, uncomplicated birth to some kind of obstetrical emergency.

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  • It was then that wives looked at their hus - bands with greater affection, knowing that upon these men depended the family safety; and in this way the cabin of the Thetis became a kind of obstetrical seminar, with Brother Whipple as instructor and his medical books as texts.


  • "Yes, well," Lane said, "Dr. Dr.ver said a pregnant woman just died of blood loss from some kind of obstetrical complication.

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  • At the risk of profound understatement, we note that abortion symbolizes more than merely an obstetrical procedure.

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  • Labels: female genital mutilation, obstetrical fistula comments:

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  • You might end up in the obstetrical unit yourself, he warned.


  • International efforts are being directed at treatment for these women, but prevention demands that all women have access to skilled birth attendance and access to emergency obstetrical care.

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  • While some standards, such as those in anesthesia, are clear and easily complied with, others, such as in obstetrical cases, are complicated and can be contradictory.

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  • Pryde PG, Bardicef M, Klein M, Treadwell MC, Johnson MP, Isada NB, et al. Gastroschisis: can ultrasound predict infant outcomes, and should it be used to alter obstetrical management?

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