breech presentation
noun Date: 1811 presentation of the fetus in which the breech is the first part to appear at the uterine cervix

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  • 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 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 presentation — situation in which at birth the infant emerges with its buttocks or feet first …   English contemporary dictionary

  • breech presentation — the position of a baby in the uterus such that it will be delivered buttocks first (instead of the normal head first position). This type of delivery increases the risk of damage to the baby. See also: cephalic version, Løvset s manoeuvre …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • breech presentation complete — presentation of the buttocks of the fetus in labor, with the feet alongside the buttocks, the thighs flexed upon the fetal abdomen, and the distal lower limbs flexed upon the thighs; the fetus in essence is in the same attitude as in vertex… …   Medical dictionary

  • breech presentation frank — presentation of the buttocks of the fetus in labor, with the lower limbs extended against the trunk and the feet lying against the face …   Medical dictionary

  • breech presentation incomplete — presentation of the fetus in labor, with one or both feet or one or both knees of the fetus prolapsed into the maternal vagina …   Medical dictionary

  • Предлежание Ягодичное (Breech Presentation) — положение плода в матке, при котором к ее шейке прилежат ягодицы плода, которые первыми выходят (вместо нормального положения головкой вниз). В этом случае возрастает опасность нанесения ребенку травмы во время родов. См. также Поворот на головку …   Медицинские термины

  • Presentation (obstetrics) — Presentation of twins in Der Rosengarten ( The Rose Garden ), a standard medical text for midwives published in 1513. In obstetrics, the presentation of a fetus about to be born refers to which anatomical part of the fetus is leading, that is, is …   Wikipedia

  • Presentation (Obstetrics) — Presentation in Obstetrics refers to the relationship between the leading fetal part and the pelvic inlet: cephalic, breech, or shoulder presentation. A malpresentation is an abnormal (non vertex) presentation.Thus the various presentations are:… …   Wikipedia

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