Levret forceps

Lev·ret for·ceps

(lĕ-vrā'),
a modification of the Chamberlen forceps, curved to correspond to the curve of the parturient passage.

Levret forceps

An obsolete design of obstetrical forceps that was the first to incorporate a pelvic curve, an improvement over the Chamberlens’ short forceps, and which is considered the forerunner of the still-used long forceps.

Lev·ret for·ceps

(lĕv-rā' fōr'seps)
A modification of the Chamberlen forceps, curved to correspond to the curve of the birth canal.

Levret,

André, French obstetrician, 1703-1780.
Levret forceps - a modification of the Chamberlen forceps, curved to correspond to the curve of the parturient passage.
Mauriceau-Levret maneuver - Synonym(s): Mauriceau maneuver