[ob-sti-trish-uh n] /ˌɒb stɪˈtrɪʃ ən/

a physician who specializes in .
Abbreviation: OB, ob.
a physician who specializes in obstetrics

1828, from Latin obstetricia “midwifery,” from obstetricus (see obstetric) on model of physician.

obstetrician ob·ste·tri·cian (ŏb’stĭ-trĭsh’ən)
A physician who specializes in obstetrics.


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