breech presentation

n.

Presentation of the fetus during birth with the buttocks or less commonly the knees or feet first.

Nearby words

  1. bree,
  2. breech,
  3. breech baby,
  4. breech birth,
  5. breech delivery,
  6. breech-loader,
  7. breech-loading,
  8. breechblock,
  9. breechcloth,
  10. breeches


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