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(tŭrn),
To revolve or cause to revolve; specifically, to change the position of the fetus within the uterus to convert a malpresentation into a presentation permitting normal delivery.
[A.S. tyrnan]
Obstetrics Version; the rotation of a foetus for vaginal delivery
Public health The abrupt change in a domesticated animal’s behaviour, from docile to aggressive, resulting in attacks on humans, which may be fatal; turning is most common in pitbull terrriers and rottweilers, which together cause the bulk of dog bite-related fatalities in the US
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His hand may tremble in fury over an Anthon slight, but he'll turn the tables.
OTTO REHHAGEL and his men are confident they can cause a second upset and turn the tables on Spain after being lifted by Saturday's sensational win against hosts Portugal.
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The JetHawks appeared to be poised to turn the tables, but a standout performance from starting pitcher Phil Stockman was wasted by a poor outing from the bullpen and some sloppy defense in a 5-3 loss to the Stockton Ports in front of 616 at Billy Hebert Field.
He meets the Italian-trained winner on the same terms in the 10- furlong Prix Dufy and is unlikely to turn the tables.
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