midforceps

noun

mid·​for·​ceps -ˈfȯr-səps, -ˌseps How to pronounce midforceps (audio)
: 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 19 Jul. 2024.

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