GRE Word List

OBSTETRICIAN

physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife

The meaning of the word obstetrician is physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife.

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