key-in-lock maneuver

n.

A method by which obstetrical forceps are used to rotate the fetal head.

Nearby words

  1. key station,
  2. key up,
  3. key west,
  4. key worker,
  5. key, francis scott,
  6. key-man assurance,
  7. keyboard,
  8. keyboard warrior,
  9. keyboarder,
  10. keyboarding


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