Medical Dictionary

ballottement

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noun bal·lotte·ment \bə-ˈlät-mənt\

Medical Definition of ballottement

  1. :  a sharp upward pushing against the uterine wall with a finger inserted into the vagina for diagnosing pregnancy by feeling the return impact of the displaced fetus; also :  a similar procedure for detecting a floating kidney


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