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Related to fetal position: fetal presentation
The relationship of a specified bony landmark on the fetal presenting part to the quadrants of the maternal pelvis.
See also: position
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fetal positionA position, resembling that of the fetus in the womb, sometimes adopted by a child or adult in a state of distress or withdrawal. The position is one in which the body is drawn into itself. The head is bent forward, the spine is curved, the arms are crossed over the chest and the hips and knees are fully bent (flexed).
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