tocology

  • 1 Tocology — To*col o*gy, n. [Gr. ? a birth + logy.] The science of obstetrics, or midwifery; that department of medicine which treats of parturition. [Written also {tokology}.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 tocology — [tō käl′ə jē] n. [< Gr tokos, childbirth < tiktein, to bear + LOGY] OBSTETRICS …

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  • 3 tocology — SYN: obstetrics. [toco + G. logos, study] * * * tocology var of TOKOLOGY …

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  • 4 tocology — /toh kol euh jee/, n. obstetrics. Also, tokology. [1820 30; < Gk tóko(s) child, childbirth + LOGY] * * * …

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  • 5 tocology — noun the branch of medicine that deals with childbirth Syn: midwifery, obstetrics …

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  • 6 tocology — obstetrics; midwifery Sciences and Studies …

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  • 7 tocology — n. obstetrics or midwifery …

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  • 8 tocology — n. Midwifery, obstetrics …

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  • 9 tocology — to·col·o·gy …

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  • 10 tocology — The study of obstetrics or midwifery …

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  • 11 tocology — /təˈkɒlədʒi/ (say tuh koluhjee) noun Rare the branch of medical science concerned with caring for and treating women in, before, and after childbirth; obstetrics. Also, tokology. {Greek toko(s) childbirth + logy} –tocologist, noun …

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  • 12 tocology —   n. midwifery.    ♦ tocological, a.    ♦ tocologist, n …

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  • 13 tocology — noun the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother • Syn: ↑obstetrics, ↑OB, ↑midwifery • Derivationally related forms: ↑obstetric (for: ↑obstetrics), ↑obstetrical …

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  • 14 tokology — Tocology To*col o*gy, n. [Gr. ? a birth + logy.] The science of obstetrics, or midwifery; that department of medicine which treats of parturition. [Written also {tokology}.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 obstetrics — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. tocology, midwifery, O.B.*; see medicine 3 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. tocology, midwifery, childbirth, labor and delivery. see birth, pregnancy …

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  • 16 Remedy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Remedy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 remedy remedy help redress Sgm: N 1 anthelmintic anthelmintic Sgm: N 1 antidote antidote antifebrile antipoison counterpoison antitoxin antispasmodic …

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  • 17 tokology — noun see tocology * * * /toh kol euh jee/, n. tocology …

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  • 18 to|kol|o|gy — «toh KOL uh jee», noun. = tocology. (Cf. ↑tocology) …

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  • 19 List of sciences ending in -logy — The sciences in the following list have names formed with the suffix logy . Words ending in logy which are not sciences can be found in the list of non sciences ending in logy. A*Acarology, the study of ticks and mites *Actinobiology, the study… …

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  • 20 tek- — To beget, give birth to. 1. Suffixed form *tek no , child. thane, from Old English thegn, freeman, nobleman, military vassal, warrior, from Germanic *thegnaz, boy, man, servant, warrior. 2. Suffixed o grade form *tok o . oxytocic, polytocous,… …

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