Medical Definition of Cephalic presentation

1. Presentation of any part of the foetal head, usually the upper and back part as a result of flexion such that the chin is in contact with the thorax in vertex presentation; there may be degrees of flexion so that the presenting part is the large fontanel in sincipital presentation, the brow in brow presentation, or the face in face presentation. Synonym: head presentation. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cephalic Presentation

cephalexin
cephalexins
cephalgia
cephalgias
cephalhematocele
cephalhematoma
cephalhydrocele
cephalic
cephalic angle
cephalic arterial rami
cephalic fin
cephalic fins
cephalic flexure
cephalic index
cephalic pole
cephalic presentation (current term)
cephalic reflexes
cephalic tetanus
cephalic triangle
cephalic vein
cephalic version
cephalically
cephalin
cephaline
cephalins
cephalitis
cephalization
cephalizations
cephalo-
cephalo-oculocutaneous telangiectasia

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