breech delivery


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breech delivery

n.
Delivery of a fetus with the buttocks or feet appearing first. Also called breech birth.

breech delivery

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) birth of a baby with the feet or buttocks appearing first

breech′ deliv`ery


n.
the delivery of an infant with the feet or buttocks appearing first.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.breech delivery - delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first
obstetrical delivery, delivery - the act of delivering a child
frank breech, frank breech delivery - position of a fetus in which the buttocks are present at the maternal pelvic outlet
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