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malpresentation in Medicine

malpresentation

(măl′prĕz-ən-tāshən)
n.
  1. Presentation of a part of a fetus other than the back of the head during parturition.
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Historical Examples

  • Then, if the ear can be reached, the correction of the malpresentation may be attempted as above described.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

    United States Department of Agriculture

  • If there is malpresentation of the fetus it will hinder progress until rectified, as in difficult parturition.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

    United States Department of Agriculture