breech baby


noun Obstetrics.

a baby whose buttocks or feet are presented first during the birth process.

Nearby words

  1. brede,
  2. bredie,
  3. bredren,
  4. bree,
  5. breech,
  6. breech birth,
  7. breech delivery,
  8. breech presentation,
  9. breech-loader,
  10. breech-loading

Origin of breech baby

First recorded in 1965–70

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