accoucheur


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Synonyms for accoucheur

a physician specializing in obstetrics

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Referring to Mallarme as an "accoucheur d'esprits" reinforces the comparison of his "procede" with Socrates's in that it directly recalls the etymology of maieutics; in the Theaetetus, Socrates likens his teaching method to midwifery.
Parce que nous faisons constamment le grand ecart entre le passe paralyse dans le present et le present accoucheur d'avenir, nous, Africains, Arabes et sans doute d'ailleurs, nous marchons en boitant quand nous pensons danser, et vice versa.
George's Hospital Medical School--and the accoucheur who ushered the biographical subject into the world--publisher J.W.
Hilary Marland (London, 1994), 182; Robilliard, "Accoucheur."
He resigned from his appointments of Hospital Superintendent and Coroner (19) but delayed resigning from his appointment of Provincial Surgeon until October 1861 (4), although for a considerable time prior to then this duty was fulfilled by Dr C France, a practising surgeon and accoucheur (47).
The male accomplice becomes therefore the prisoner's only connection to Knowledge; and the forceful manner by which he leads the infantile prisoner through the "col de l'uterus" makes the liberator's role similar to that of an "accoucheur" (348) who facilitates the woman in giving birth.
One female midwife he described as 'a feminine accoucheur [who] keeps a sly grog shop, and sells nobblers [drams of spirits] when not obstetrically employed', adding that the midwife unashamedly spruiked for maternity business.
Minto, doctor of medicine from the University of Jena in Germany, was an accoucheur or obstetrician in Edinburgh who was born in 1804 at Dunkeld in Perthshire, the town in which ATN's grandfather was minister.
Toutefois, une femme enceinte prete a accoucher, condamnee par un accoucheur tres renomme, lui a demande son aide.
The hands in carpo-pedal spasm adopt a characteristic position: metacarpophalangeal joints are flexed and interphalangeal joints of the fingers and thumb are extended and there is an apposition of the thumb and fingers (main'd' accoucheur).
In the closing sections of "Song of Myself," Whitman returns to the trope of death as a new birth, part of a scheme, with section 49 presenting death as "the accoucheur" or midwife, and in section 50, "form, union, plan--it is eternal life--it is Happiness" (50.10).
By nightfall Croft had summoned the assistance of another accoucheur from London in the shape of Dr John Sims.
Lianne McTavish sets herself a more ambitious brief, to study a range of obstetric treatises published in French over nearly two centuries--coinciding broadly with the rise of the accoucheur (man-midwife surgeon)--in order to analyze how men came to be recognized as experts embodying obstetrical authority.
Zola n'a fair que suivre les croyances de son epoque, cautionnees par la tradition, par Darwin par les eleveurs et veterinaires et par le plus grand accoucheur du temps.
There are also the observations of her accoucheur, Dr.