/ (vɛnˈtuːs) /
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an apparatus sometimes used to assist the delivery of a baby, consisting of a cup which is attached to the fetal head by suction, and a chain by which traction can be exerted in order to draw out the baby
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Word Origin for ventouse
C16: from Old French ventose a cupping glass
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