low forceps

noun

Medical Definition of low forceps

: a procedure for delivery of an infant by the use of forceps when the head is visible at the outlet of the birth canal

called also outlet forceps

— compare high forceps, midforceps

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“Low forceps.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/low%20forceps. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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