sacroposterior position

[ săk′rō-pŏ-stîrē-ər, -pō-, sā′krō- ]

n.

A breech presentation of the fetus with the sacrum directed toward either the left or right rear quarter of the mother's pelvis.

Nearby words

  1. scalawags,
  2. scald,
  3. scald-crow,
  4. scaldfish,
  5. scalding,
  6. scale 3,
  7. scale back,
  8. scale down,
  9. scale insect,
  10. scale leaf


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