Mauriceau-levret manoeuvre

Mauriceau-Levret manoeuvre --> Mauriceau's manoeuvre

(Science: obstetrics) A method of assisted breech delivery in which the infant's body is astraddle the right forearm, and the middle finger of the right hand is in the foetal mouth to maintain flexion while traction is made upon the shoulders by the other hand.

Synonym: mauriceau-Levret manoeuvre.

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