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Medical Term:

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Pronunciation: rit

Definition

an obstetric maneuver used in cases of shoulder presentation, in which the shoulders are pushed upward with one hand while the breech is moved toward the center of the uterus by the other hand; the head is then guided into the pelvis.

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