occipitotransverse position

[ŏk-sĭp′ĭ-tō-trănz-vûrs, -trăns-, -trănzvûrs′, -trăns-]


A cephalic presentation of the fetus in which the occiput is turned toward either the right or left iliac fossa of the mother's pelvis.

Nearby words

  1. operations research,
  2. operations room,
  3. operative,
  4. operatively,
  5. operatize,
  6. operator gene,
  7. operatory,
  8. opercle,
  9. operculate,
  10. operculitis

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