fetal attitude


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Relationship of the long axis of the fetus to that of the mother. Compare: fetal habitus.
Synonym(s): fetal attitude
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fetal attitude

The relationship of the fetal parts to one another (e.g., the head and extremities flexed against the body).
See also: attitude
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