obstetric forceps

noun

: a forceps for grasping the fetal head or other part to facilitate delivery in difficult labor

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“Obstetric forceps.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/obstetric%20forceps. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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