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noun Obstetrics.
the delivery of an infant with the feet or buttocks appearing first.
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Origin of breech delivery

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for breech delivery

breech delivery

noun
birth of a baby with the feet or buttocks appearing first
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Medical definitions for breech delivery

breech delivery

n.
Delivery of a fetus with the buttocks or feet appearing first.breech birth
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Scientific definitions for breech delivery

breech delivery
[ brēch ]

Delivery of a fetus with the buttocks or feet appearing first.
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