Translation of forceps in Spanish:

forceps

Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːrsəps; ˈfɔːseps/

n pl

  • fórceps (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) forceps delivery parto (masculine) con fórceps
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    • Yet, the comparative rate of intracranial hemorrhage is not statistically different when vacuum extraction, forceps delivery and cesarean section during labor are compared.
    • Assisted vaginal delivery comprised both forceps deliveries and vacuum extraction.
    • Here we review the role of forceps delivery in modern obstetric practice.

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