Pronunciation: (ub-ste'tri-kul), [key]
1. of or pertaining to the care and treatment of women in childbirth and during the period before and after delivery.
2. of or pertaining to childbirth or obstetrics. Abbr.: OB, ob Also,ob•stet'ric.
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