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forceps
American English: /ˈfɔrsəps/
, /ˈfɔrˌsɛps/
British English: /ˈfɔːsɛps/
, /ˈfɔːsɪps/

Translation of forceps in Spanish:

plural noun

  • (before noun) forceps delivery
    parto (masculine) con fórceps
    Example sentences
    • 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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