Definition of breech presentation in English:

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breech presentation

noun

A position of a fetus in which the feet or buttocks appear first during birth.
Example sentences
  • It showed a late second-trimester fetus in a breech presentation.
  • Developmental hip dysplasia has some common risk factors, including breech presentation birth.
  • Patients at intermediate risk include girls born in breech presentation.

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Syllabification: breech pre·sen·ta·tion

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