Delivery, breech


Delivery, breech
Delivery in which the buttocks present before the head.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • breech birth — noun delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first • Syn: ↑breech delivery, ↑breech presentation • Hypernyms: ↑delivery, ↑obstetrical delivery • Hyponyms: ↑frank breech, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • breech presentation — noun delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first • Syn: ↑breech delivery, ↑breech birth • Hypernyms: ↑delivery, ↑obstetrical delivery • Hyponyms: ↑frank breech, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • breech delivery — n delivery of a fetus by breech presentation called also breech birth * * * delivery of a fetus in breech presentation; see breech extraction, under extraction …   Medical dictionary

  • breech delivery — breech birth UK [ˈbriːtʃ ˌbɜː(r)θ] / US [ˈbrɪtʃ ˌbɜrθ] or breech delivery UK [ˈbriːtʃ dɪˌlɪvərɪ] / US [ˈbrɪtʃ dɪˌlɪvərɪ] noun [countable] Word forms breech birth : singular breech birth plural breech births a birth in which the baby s head does… …   English dictionary

  • breech delivery — n. the delivery of a fetus presenting itself with its breech or feet first …   English World dictionary

  • breech birth — UK [ˈbriːtʃ ˌbɜː(r)θ] / US [ˈbrɪtʃ ˌbɜrθ] or breech delivery UK [ˈbriːtʃ dɪˌlɪvərɪ] / US [ˈbrɪtʃ dɪˌlɪvərɪ] noun [countable] Word forms breech birth : singular breech birth plural breech births a birth in which the baby s head does not come out… …   English dictionary

  • breech delivery — breech′ deliv ery n. med the delivery of an infant with the feet or buttocks appearing first • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • breech presentation — n presentation of the fetus in which the buttocks or legs are the first parts to appear at the uterine cervix * * * the position of a baby in the uterus such that it will be delivered buttocks first (instead of the normal head first position).… …   Medical dictionary

  • Breech birth — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 1631 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 002060 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 3272 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|emerg|868 MeshID = A breech birth (also known as breech… …   Wikipedia

  • breech delivery — noun delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first • Syn: ↑breech birth, ↑breech presentation • Hypernyms: ↑delivery, ↑obstetrical delivery • Hyponyms: ↑frank breech, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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