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obstetrics

ob·stet·rics

obstetrics

pronunciation:
ab ste trihks
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part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) the branch of medicine that deals with pregnancy and childbirth.
Word Parts
The word obstetrics contains the following part:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology