Etymology
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obstetrician (n.)

"one skilled in obstetrics," 1793, from Latin obstetricia "midwifery" (from obstetricus; see obstetric) on model of physician.

updated on August 09, 2019

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Definitions of obstetrician from WordNet

obstetrician (n.)
a physician specializing in obstetrics;
Synonyms: accoucheur
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