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 for Ob
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ob- \Ob-\ [L. ob, prep. Cf. Epi-.]
     A prefix signifying to, toward, before, against, reversely,
     etc.; also, as a simple intensive; as in oblige, to bind to;
     obstacle, something standing before; object, lit., to throw
     against; obovate, reversely, or oppositely, ovate. Ob- is
     commonly assimilated before c, f, g, and p, to oc-, of-, og-,
     and op-.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Ob
      n 1: a major river of western Siberia; flows generally northward
           and westward to the Gulf of Ob and the Kara Sea [syn: Ob,
           Ob River]
      2: the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of
         the mother [syn: obstetrics, OB, tocology, midwifery]

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