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disengagement

 [dis″en-gāj´ment]
emergence of the fetus, or part thereof, from the vaginal canal.

dis·en·gage·ment

(dis'en-gāj'ment),
1. The act of setting free or extricating; in childbirth, the emergence of the head from the vulva.
2. Ascent of the presenting part from the pelvis after the inlet has been negotiated.
[Fr.]

disengagement

/dis·en·gage·ment/ (dis″en-gāj´ment) emergence of the fetus from the vaginal canal.

disengagement

[dis′engāj′mənt]
Etymology: Fr, disengager, to release from engagement
1 an obstetric manipulation in which the presenting part of the baby is dislodged from the maternal pelvis as part of an operative delivery. See also Kielland's rotation, version and extraction.
2 the release or detachment of oneself from other persons or responsibilities.
3 (in transactional family therapy) a role assumed by a nurse or other therapist in observing and restructuring intervention without becoming actively and directly involved in the problem.

disengagement

A generic UK term of art for the disassociation of an individual with the services (e.g., healthcare or social services), to which he/she is entitled.

dis·en·gage·ment

(dis-ĕn-gāj'mĕnt)
1. The act of setting free or extricating; in childbirth, the emergence of the head from the vulva.
2. Ascent of the presenting part from the pelvis after the inlet has been negotiated.
[Fr.]

disengagement

emergence of the fetus, or part thereof, from the vaginal canal.
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