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caput succedaneum

noun caput suc·ce·da·ne·um \ -ˌsək-sə-ˈdā-nē-əm \

medical Definition of caput succedaneum

plural capita succedanea play \-nē-ə\
:an edematous swelling formed under the presenting part of the scalp of a newborn infant as a result of trauma sustained during delivery

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