Braxton Hicks, John

(redirected from Hicks)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Braxton Hicks,

John, English gynecologist, 1825-1897.
Braxton Hicks contraction - rhythmic myometrial activity, occurring during the course of a pregnancy, which causes no pain for the patient.
Braxton Hicks sign - irregular uterine contractions occurring after the third month of pregnancy.
Braxton Hicks version - obsolete term for internal version of the fetus, substituting the breech for the head as the leading pole.
References in periodicals archive ?
After all, Hicks told A-Rod's agent, Scott Boras at the time, "We're Number 4 in [major league] revenue and heading up.
The deal would see the Hicks family retain a small share of the team which could fetch up to pounds 300m.
Hicks valued the club at 600 million pounds, 200 million pounds more than waht the Kuwaiti corsortium was willing to fork out.
That revelation will give more hope to prospective buyers of Liverpool, Dubai International Capital, who have long believed Hicks - and his estranged co-owner George Gillett - have found it virtually impossible to raise further loans to facilitate the move from Anfield.
Those songs are ``Soul Thing,'' a classic r&b workout with a nicely unexpected jazz section, and ``The Deal,'' the sort of brokenhearted grinder Hicks seems most comfortable putting across.
Hicks said the reasons for seeking LEED certification are many.
Hicks said that regulation writers should in general be on guard against writing regulations to prevent the worst cases of abuse because it can make the regulations very complex.
As a young man, Hicks set out to explore the wild side of life but soon returned to the Quakers and became a popular itinerant preacher.
About an hour or two later, a salesperson came back with a figure Hicks was willing to work with.
One of the big gains with the outsourcing will be managing rail car assets during a contingency, said Hicks.
Hicks believes Nike copied the Shakin' concept after seeing one of these tapes or a live Shakin' event.
Morgan in February 1999, Hicks spent eight years as a senior research analyst at Sanford C.