oblique presentation


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oblique presentation

Etymology: L, obliquus, slanted, praesentare, to show
a presentation in which the long axis of the fetus is oblique to the long axis of the mother.

ob·lique pre·sen·ta·tion

(ō-blēk' prez'ĕn-tā'shŭn)
A fetal presentation in which the long axis of the fetus is oblique (i.e., slanted) with respect to the long axis of the mother.
Synonym(s): oblique lie.

oblique presentation

Presentation in which the long axis of the fetus is oblique to that of the mother.
See also: presentation