- Presentation of a part of a fetus other than the back of the head during parturition.
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Examples from the Web for malpresentation
Then, if the ear can be reached, the correction of the malpresentation may be attempted as above described.
If there is malpresentation of the fetus it will hinder progress until rectified, as in difficult parturition.