shoulder presentation


Presentation during birth in which the fetus lies with its long axis transverse to the long axis of the mother's body and with the shoulder as the presenting part.

Nearby words

  1. shoulder joint,
  2. shoulder knot,
  3. shoulder loop,
  4. shoulder pad,
  5. shoulder patch,
  6. shoulder season,
  7. shoulder strap,
  8. shoulder surfing,
  9. shoulder to shoulder,
  10. shoulder weapon

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