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molding

 [mōld´ing]
the shaping of the fetal head to the size and shape of the birth canal.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mold·ing

(mōld'ing),
Shaping by means of a mold.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

molding

Obstetrics The changes that the fetus's skull–which has a rigid face and base and a mobile cranial vault–undergoes to slide through the birth canal
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

mold·ing

(mōld'ing)
The shaping of a baby's head to facilitate passage down the birth canal. The molding disappears after birth.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mold·ing

(mōld'ing)
Shaping with a mold.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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