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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Obstetric \Ob*stet"ric\ ([o^]b*st[e^]t"r[i^]k), Obstetrical \Ob*stet"ric*al\ ([o^]b*st[e^]t"r[i^]*kal), a. [L. obstetricius, fr. obstetrix, -icis, a midwife, fr. obstare to stand before: cf. F. obst['e]trique. See Obstacle.] 1. Of or pertaining to childbirth, midwifery, or the period around the time of the birth of children; as, the obstetric art. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to obstetrics; as, the obstetric unit of a hospital. [PJC] Obstetrical toad (Zool.), a European toad of the genus Alytes, especially Alytes obstetricans. The eggs are laid in a string which the male winds around his legs, and carries about until the young are hatched. [1913 Webster]