Definition of Breech presentation

1. Noun. Delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first.

Exact synonyms: Breech Birth, Breech Delivery
Generic synonyms: Delivery, Obstetrical Delivery
Specialized synonyms: Frank Breech, Frank Breech Delivery



Medical Definition of Breech presentation

1. Presentation of any part of the pelvic extremity of the foetus, the nates, knees, or feet; more properly only of the nates; frank breech presentation occurs when the foetus presents by the pelvic extremity; the thighs may be flexed and the legs extended over the anterior surfaces of the body; in (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breech Presentation

bredigite
breding
bredouillement
bredren
bredrens
bredrin
bredrins
bree
breech
breech-loading
breech birth
breech births
breech closer
breech delivery
breech extraction
breech presentation (current term)
breechblock
breechblocks
breechcloth
breechcloths
breechclout
breechclouts
breeched
breeches
breeches buoy
breechesmaker
breeching
breechings
breechloader
breechloaders

Literary usage of Breech presentation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"A Method of Introducing Air into the Mouth of a Child Bom in Breech Presentation.—RUHL (Zent. f. Gyn., 1907, Nr. 31) believes that much can be done to save ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"The birth canal, in a breech presentation, is only 24 centimeters long (the buttocks only push away the perineum 10 centimeters from the coccyx and from tip ..."

3. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1917)
"IS THE OPERATION OF CESAREAN SECTION INDICATED IN THE DELIVERY OF breech presentation? BY ROSS McPHERSON, MD, FACS, Attending Surgeon, New York Lying-in ..."

4. The Practice of Obstetrics: Designed for the Use of Students and by James Clifton Edgar (1916)
"Pelvic or breech presentation represents positions of the fetus in which the ... In a simple breech presentation the lower extremities are flexed on the ..."

5. Human Physiology by Robley Dunglison (1846)
"... face turned forward; one hundred and ninety-eight were breech presentation. ... breech presentation."

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