fetal position


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fetal position

n.
A position of the body at rest in which the spine is curved, the head is bowed forward, and the arms and legs are drawn in toward the chest.

[From its resemblance to the position of a fetus in the womb.]

fetal position

n
a bodily position similar to that of a fetus in the womb, with the knees up towards the chest and the head bent forward

fe′tal posi`tion


n.
a posture resembling that of the fetus in the uterus, in which the body is curled with head and limbs drawn in.
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