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effacement

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noun ef·face·ment \i-ˈfās-mənt, e-\

Medical Definition of effacement

  1. :  obliteration of the uterine cervix by shortening and softening during labor so that only the external orifice remains

  2. ef·face \-ˈfās\play transitive verb, ef·faced ef·fac·ing





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