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presentation

Pronunciation: pre'zen-ta'shun, prez-

Definition: That part of the fetus presenting at the superior aperture of the maternal pelvis; occiput, chin, and sacrum are, respectively, the determining points in vertex, face, and breech presentation.

[see present]

See Also: position3

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