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restitution

 [res″tĭ-too´shun]
the spontaneous realignment of the fetal head with the fetal body, after delivery of the head.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

res·ti·tu·tion

(res'ti-tū'shŭn),
In obstetrics, the return of the rotated head of the fetus to its natural relation with the shoulders after its emergence from the vulva.
[L. restitutio, act of restoring]
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res·ti·tu·tion

(res'ti-tū'shŭn)
obstetrics The return of the rotated head of the fetus to its natural relation with the shoulders after its emergence from the vulva.
[L. restitutio, act of restoring]
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