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version

 [ver´zhun]
the act of turning; especially the manual turning of the fetus in delivery.
bipolar version turning done by acting upon both poles of the fetus by either external or combined version.
cephalic version turning of the fetus so that the head is the presenting part.
combined version external and internal versions together.
external version that done using outside manipulation.
internal version that done using the hand or fingers inserted through the dilated cervix.
pelvic version version by manipulation of the breech (buttocks) of the fetus.
podalic version conversion of a more unfavorable presentation into a footling presentation.
spontaneous version one that occurs without aid from any extraneous force.

ver·sion

(ver'zhŭn, -shŭn),
1. Displacement of the uterus, with tilting of the entire organ without bending on itself; such displacement may be anteversion, retroversion, or lateroversion.
2. Change of position of the fetus in the uterus, occurring spontaneously or effected by manipulation.
3. Synonym(s): inclination
4. Conjugate rotation of the eyes in the same direction; such rotation may be dextroversion, levoversion, supraversion, or infraversion.
[L. verto, pp. versus, to turn]

version

/ver·sion/ (ver´zhun)
1. the act or process of turning or changing direction.
2. the situation of an organ or part in relation to an established normal position.
3. in gynecology, misalignment or tilting of the uterus.
4. in obstetrics, the manual turning of the fetus.
5. in opthalmology, rotation of the eyes in the same direction.

bimanual version  version by combined external and internal manipulation.
bipolar version  turning effected by acting upon both poles of the fetus, either by external or combined version.
cephalic version  turning of the fetus so that the head presents.
combined version  bimanual v.
external version  turning effected by outside manipulation.
internal version  turning effected by the hand or fingers inserted through the dilated cervix.
pelvic version  version by manipulation of the breech.
podalic version  conversion of a more unfavorable presentation into a footling presentation.
spontaneous version  one which occurs without aid from any extraneous force.

version

(vûr′zhən)
n.
Medicine
a. Manipulation of a fetus in the uterus to bring it into a desirable position for delivery.
b. Deflection of an organ, such as the uterus, from its normal position.

ver′sion·al adj.

version

[vur′zhən]
Etymology: L, vertere, to turn
the changing of the fetal position in the uterus, usually done to facilitate delivery. Version may occur spontaneously as a result of uterine contractions or be performed by internal or external manipulation by the physician.

version

Obstetrics The manual changing of the axis of the fetus with respect to the mother. See External version, Inactive version, Internal version InformaticsThe maximum number of different backup copies of files retained for files.

ver·sion

(vĕr'zhŭn)
1. Displacement of the uterus, in which the entire organ tilts without bending upon itself; such displacement may be anteversion, retroversion, or lateroversion.
2. Change of position of the fetus in the uterus, occurring spontaneously or effected by manipulation.
3. Synonym(s): inclination.
4. Conjugate rotation of the eyes in the same direction; such rotation may be dextroversion, levoversion, supraversion, or infraversion.
[L. verto, pp. versus, to turn]

version

1. A procedure in obstetrics to turn the fetus in the womb into a position more suitable for delivery.
2. Rotation of both eyes simultaneously in the same direction.

version 

Conjugate movements of the two eyes in the same direction, such as dextroversion, both eyes rotate to the right; laevoversion (levoversion), both eyes rotate to the left; supraversion (sursumversion), both eyes rotate upward; infraversion (deorsumversion), both eyes rotate downward: these versions bring the eyes into the secondary positions of gaze. Movements of the eyes up and to the right are called dextroelevation, up and to the left, laevoelevation, down and to the right, dextrodepression and down and to the left, laevodepression: these versions bring the eye into the tertiary positions of gaze. Version eye movements are performed by yoke muscles (Fig. V2). Syn. conjugate eye movements. See conjugate deviation; cardinal positions of gaze; motility test.
Fig. V2 Version movements of the eyes from A to Benlarge picture
Fig. V2 Version movements of the eyes from A to B

version

the act of turning; especially the manual turning of the fetus in delivery.

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