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turn

(tŭrn),
To revolve or cause to revolve; specifically, to change the position of the fetus within the uterus to convert a malpresentation into a presentation permitting normal delivery.
[A.S. tyrnan]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Obstetrics Version; the rotation of a foetus for vaginal delivery
Public health The abrupt change in a domesticated animal’s behaviour, from docile to aggressive, resulting in attacks on humans, which may be fatal; turning is most common in pitbull terrriers and rottweilers, which together cause the bulk of dog bite-related fatalities in the US
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"At the time, we didn't know where to turn and it made me realise what a good cause Baby Lifeline is, helping families through hard times."
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I had suffered from being a teenager and just didn't know where to turn, but going to the college was the best decision I ever made Steven, of Middlesbrough now living in Washington, was referred to the college by his local Jobcentre and was offered the opportunity to train in electrical installation on a 40-week residential course.
I just didn't know where to turn. I just panicked and shouted for the other staff.
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