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obstetrician

[‚äb·stə′trish·ən]
(medicine)
One who practices obstetrics.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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