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 21 Jun. 2024.

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