Definition of malpresentation in English:

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malpresentation

Pronunciation: /malprɛz(ə)nˈteɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Abnormal positioning of a fetus at the time of delivery.
Example sentences
  • Mothers who fear a malpresentation should discuss with their doctors what options are available.
  • Any case of malpresentation should be monitored during the delivery episode in case it causes obstruction.
  • Only one previously diagnosed case not associated with malpresentation has been documented.

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