midforceps

noun
mid·​for·​ceps | \ -ˈfȯr-səps, -ˌseps How to pronounce midforceps (audio) \

Medical Definition of midforceps

: a procedure for delivery of an infant by the use of forceps after engagement has occurred but before the head has reached the lower part of the birth canal — compare high forceps, low forceps

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“Midforceps.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/midforceps. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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