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Related to forceps delivery: vacuum delivery
1. the bringing of something to a place.
2. expulsion or extraction of the child and fetal membranes at birth; see also labor. Called also accouchement.
abdominal delivery cesarean section.
breech delivery delivery of a fetus in breech presentation; see also breech extraction.
controlled drug delivery a system used in dentistry that delivers an antimicrobial agent to the target site and maintains the desired concentration for enough time without development of resistant bacteria.
forceps delivery extraction of a fetus from the maternal passages by application of forceps to the child's head. See illustration.
assisted childbirth by means of an instrument designed to grasp the fetal head.
The birth of a child assisted by extraction with a forceps designed to grasp the head.
for·ceps de·liv·er·y(fōr'seps dĕ-liv'ĕr-ē)
Assisted birth of the child by an instrument designed to grasp the fetal head.