Presentation

presentation

1. (Science: obstetrics) The relationship of the long axis of the foetus to that of the mother (also called lie)

2. The presenting part, i.e. That portion of the foetus which is touched by the examining finger through the cervix or during labour, is bounded by the girdle of resistance.

Origin: L. Praesentatio


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