breech


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to breech: breech presentation, frank breech

buttocks

 [but´oks]
the two fleshy prominences formed by the gluteal muscles on the lower part of the back. Called also breech, clunes, and nates.

but·tocks

(bŭt'oks), [TA] This word is grammatically plural.
The prominence formed by the gluteal muscles of either side.
Synonym(s): nates [TA], clunes ☆ , breech

breech

(brēch) the buttocks.

breech

(brēch)
n.
1. The lower rear portion of the human trunk; the buttocks.
2.
a. A breech presentation or delivery.
b. A fetus in breech presentation.

but·tocks

(bŭt'ŏks)
The two gluteal prominences.
Synonym(s): nates [TA] , breech, clunes.

breech, britch

the buttocks of an animal; the backs of the thighs.

breech presentation
presentation of the buttocks of the fetus during parturition. See also presentation.
References in periodicals archive ?
Workshop D: Symphysiotomy in the management of entrapment of the after coming head, Breech Birth Conference: International Perspectives on the Management of Term Breech Pregnancies and Birth, 20-21 March 2006, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
My nurses were both well experienced in breech births.
The remainder of the loading/shooting sequence follows the usual track: ensuring that the bullet is securely retained in the breech with no air gap between it and the powder charge, keeping the rifle on safe until ready to shoot, and removing the ramrod after loading the rifle.
The Term Breech Trial has been questioned by some because it spanned so many countries.
Participating subjects were randomly assigned (masked allocation) to either PCD (n=1043) or to PVD by an accoucheur experienced in breech delivery (n=1045).
This study was conducted in Government Medical College (RCSM GMC] and the study group included 100 patients with breech presentation prospective study involving the booked and unbooked cases.
Lube the pivot pin and breech block roller at least quarterly to prevent a frozen pivot pin.
Key Words: Breech Pregnancy, External Cephalic version, Fetomaternal complication, Caesarian section.
One randomized trial and one retrospective study have evaluated the use of reverse breech extraction (the pull technique) in comparison to pushing up with a vaginal hand from below (the push technique) for managing a difficult cesarean delivery after obstructed labor.
On a "locked" breech there is a mechanical block of some kind (many ways it's accomplished), which actually holds the slide closed and the breech against the cartridge as it ,fires (for higher powered rounds), "locking it" closed until the gas pressure is lowered to a safe enough level to allow the slide to cycle.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of hypnosis to convert a breech presentation to a vertex presentation.
Although the researchers didn't identify a causal relationship between breech births and autism, children diagnosed with the disorder were more than twice as likely to have been a breech presentation-meaning they were not born head first.