Etymology
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obstetric (adj.)

"of or pertaining to a midwife or midwifery," 1742, from Modern Latin obstetricus "pertaining to a midwife," from obstetrix (genitive obstetricis) "midwife," literally "one who stands opposite (the woman giving birth)," from obstare "stand opposite to" (see obstacle). The true adjective would be obstetricic, "but only pedantry would take exception to obstetric at this stage of its career" [Fowler]. Related: Obstetrical.

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Definitions of obstetric

obstetric (adj.)
of or relating to or used in or practicing obstetrics;
obstetric hospital
Synonyms: obstetrical
From wordnet.princeton.edu