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Word: obstetrician

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


Sentences Containing 'obstetrician'

Earlier he had cameo roles in "Boozecan" (1994) as Snake's Friend, "Tiger Claws III" (2000) as Detective Elliott, "My Baby's Daddy" (2004) as the obstetrician, and "Quarter Life Crisis" (2006) as Dilip Kumar. Peters has guest starred on the TV series, "Mr. D," as the school superintendent.
He studied medicine at the University of Paris, and in 1852 emigrated to Mexico. He settled in Guanajuato, where he worked as an obstetrician, also giving classes in natural history at the "Escuela de Estudios Superiores de Guanajuato".
June had a very successful career as a leading gynaecologist and obstetrician, was one of the first black women to be invited to visit China and also has a school named after her, the Dr. June Holst Roness Municipal School, for her contribution as Mayor as well as a doctor.
Proceeding to questions regarding both abortion and end-of-life issues, Coburn, who noted that during his tenure as an obstetrician he had delivered some 4,000 babies, asked Roberts whether the judge agreed with the proposition that "the opposite of being dead is being alive."
She learns that she is pregnant with Howard's second baby; Cheryl convinces her to go to an obstetrician, who safely performs an illegal abortion.
The midwife or obstetrician may decide to make a surgical cut to the perineum with scissors or a scalpel to make the baby's birth easier and prevent severe tears that can be difficult to repair.
The Pinard horn was invented by Dr. Adolphe Pinard, a French obstetrician, during the 19th century.

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