breech presentation

noun

Definition of breech presentation

  1. :  presentation of the fetus in which the breech is the first part to appear at the uterine cervix

First Known Use of breech presentation

1801


Medical Dictionary

breech presentation

noun

Medical Definition of breech presentation

  1. :  presentation of the fetus in which the buttocks or legs are the first parts to appear at the uterine cervix

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