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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or used in or practicing a branch of medicine that deals with births.

Usage examples (34)
  • But it was becoming clear that we were going from an easy, painless, uncomplicated birth to some kind of obstetrical emergency.
  • She has written, testified, and lectured widely on subjects such as obstetrical malpractice, IUDs, hormone therapy, and product liability.
  • "Yes, well," Lane said, "Dr. Dr.ver said a pregnant woman just died of blood loss from some kind of obstetrical complication.
  • Poor obstetrical practice causes neo-natal tetanus for more
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