presenting part

presenting part

[prəsen′ting]
Etymology: L, praesentare + pars, part
the part of the fetus that lies closest to the internal os of the cervix.

presenting part

(part)
Before delivery, the fetal anatomical structure nearest the internal cervical os, identified by sonogram or palpation during vaginal examination.
See: presentation for illus
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Other performers will include other international soloists, students from the Moscow State Dance Theatre presenting part of the Nutcracker Ballet, young Omani musicians from the Oud Hobbyists Association, a Serbian youth orchestra, and a girls' dance troupe from Tajikistan.
Presenting part of the "common vision" for the city, George Lordos said: "The goal should be a city of tomorrow -- a model of peaceful co-existence and a magnet for creative youth to live.
These included ballottement (present or absent) of fetal parts in the uterine fundus, and of the presenting part in the lower pole of the uterus.
I can't say what show but I was presenting part of the show and I would love to do more.
On pelvic examination the vagina was found to be filled with blood clots, the cervix was 8 cm dilated and the presenting part could not be felt.
Presenting part of the Outlook report on April 7 ahead of its full release this week, IMF officials said high oil prices were now a "permanent shock" for the world.
The group has raised $141,000, presenting part of that sum at a February 12 candlelight vigil in memory of both WTC and tsunami victims.
In particular, Nurse Prewitt testified that, under the circumstances a "reasonable and prudent labor and delivery nurse" would have attempted to "visualize the presenting part of the fetus" and, if she could not do so, she would have "inquired of both the station and presentation of the fetus" and then collaborated with the physician regarding the propriety of the proposed procedure.
The Hippodrome is due to reopen with Birmingham Royal Ballet presenting Part Two of David Bintley's ballet Arthur in March 2001.
Failure to ballot the presenting part was significantly predictive of oligohydramnios in pregnant women referred for possibly being post term.
But what he enjoyed the most was presenting part of his work to his old high school, the Grammar School, in the presence of his old teacher and mentor Andreas Afamis.
These include facilitation of alignment of the presenting part to the pelvic axis, encouragement of the mother's efforts toward giving birth, allowing for larger pelvic diameters, improving comfort, and promoting fetal well being, she advised.