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"obstetrics" in British English

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obstetricsnoun [U]

uk   /ɒbˈstet.rɪks/  us   /ɑːb-/ specialized (US informal OB)
the ​area of ​medicine that ​deals with ​pregnancy and the ​birth of ​babies: obstetrics and ​gynaecology
(Definition of obstetrics from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"obstetrics" in American English

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obstetricsnoun [U]

 us   /əbˈste·trɪks, ɑb-/
the ​area of ​medicine that ​deals with ​pregnancy and the ​birth of ​babies
(Definition of obstetrics from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “obstetrics”
in Spanish obstetricia, tocología…
in Vietnamese khoa sản…
in Malaysian bidang obstetrik…
in Thai สูติศาสตร์…
in French obstétrique…
in German die Geburtshilfe…
in Chinese (Simplified) 产科学…
in Indonesian ilmu kebidanan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 產科學…
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