breech delivery

noun
delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first
Hypernyms: ↑delivery, ↑obstetrical delivery
Hyponyms: ↑frank breech, ↑frank breech delivery

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noun
: delivery of a fetus with the breech appearing first

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Obstet.
the delivery of an infant with the feet or buttocks appearing first.
[1880-85]

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breech birth or breech delivery noun
One in which the buttocks, and sometimes also the feet, of the baby come first
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Main Entry:breech
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breech delivery see ↑breech birth above.
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Main Entry:breech

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breech delivery variant UK [ˈbriːtʃ dɪˌlɪvəri] US [ˈbritʃ dɪˌlɪvəri]
Main entry: breech birth

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breech delivery,
the birth of a child with the feet or buttocks first, rather than the head.

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ˈbreech birth [breech birth breech births] (also ˌbreech deˈlivery) noun
a birth in which the baby's bottom or feet come out of the mother first

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • breech delivery — n delivery of a fetus by breech presentation called also breech birth * * * delivery of a fetus in breech presentation; see breech extraction, under extraction …   Medical dictionary

  • breech delivery — breech birth UK [ˈbriːtʃ ˌbɜː(r)θ] / US [ˈbrɪtʃ ˌbɜrθ] or breech delivery UK [ˈbriːtʃ dɪˌlɪvərɪ] / US [ˈbrɪtʃ dɪˌlɪvərɪ] noun [countable] Word forms breech birth : singular breech birth plural breech births a birth in which the baby s head does… …   English dictionary

  • breech delivery — n. the delivery of a fetus presenting itself with its breech or feet first …   English World dictionary

  • breech delivery — breech′ deliv ery n. med the delivery of an infant with the feet or buttocks appearing first • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • breech delivery — noun Date: 1882 delivery of a fetus by breech presentation called also breech birth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • breech delivery — /britʃ dəˈlɪvəri/ (say breech duh livuhree) noun delivery of a breech birth …   Australian English dictionary

  • breech delivery — Obstet. the delivery of an infant with the feet or buttocks appearing first. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • breech delivery — baby being born backwards (buttocks first) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • frank breech delivery — noun position of a fetus in which the buttocks are present at the maternal pelvic outlet • Syn: ↑frank breech • Hypernyms: ↑breech delivery, ↑breech birth, ↑breech presentation …   Useful english dictionary

  • breech birth — UK [ˈbriːtʃ ˌbɜː(r)θ] / US [ˈbrɪtʃ ˌbɜrθ] or breech delivery UK [ˈbriːtʃ dɪˌlɪvərɪ] / US [ˈbrɪtʃ dɪˌlɪvərɪ] noun [countable] Word forms breech birth : singular breech birth plural breech births a birth in which the baby s head does not come out… …   English dictionary

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