vertex presentation

n.

Head presentation of the fetus during birth in which the upper back part of the fetal head is the presenting part.

Nearby words

  1. vertebrochondral,
  2. vertebrocostal,
  3. vertebrocostal trigone,
  4. vertebrosternal,
  5. vertex,
  6. vertical,
  7. vertical angle,
  8. vertical angles,
  9. vertical banded gastroplasty,
  10. vertical circle


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