version


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

version

 [ver´zhun]
the act of turning; especially the manual turning of the fetus in delivery.
bipolar version turning done by acting upon both poles of the fetus by either external or combined version.
cephalic version turning of the fetus so that the head is the presenting part.
combined version external and internal versions together.
external version that done using outside manipulation.
internal version that done using the hand or fingers inserted through the dilated cervix.
pelvic version version by manipulation of the breech (buttocks) of the fetus.
podalic version conversion of a more unfavorable presentation into a footling presentation.
spontaneous version one that occurs without aid from any extraneous force.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ver·sion

(ver'zhŭn, -shŭn),
1. Displacement of the uterus, with tilting of the entire organ without bending on itself; such displacement may be anteversion, retroversion, or lateroversion.
2. Change of position of the fetus in the uterus, occurring spontaneously or effected by manipulation.
3. Synonym(s): inclination
4. Conjugate rotation of the eyes in the same direction; such rotation may be dextroversion, levoversion, supraversion, or infraversion.
[L. verto, pp. versus, to turn]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

version

(vûr′zhən)
n.
Medicine
a. Manipulation of a fetus in the uterus to bring it into a desirable position for delivery.
b. Deflection of an organ, such as the uterus, from its normal position.

ver′sion·al adj.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

version

Obstetrics The manual changing of the axis of the fetus with respect to the mother. See External version, Inactive version, Internal version InformaticsThe maximum number of different backup copies of files retained for files.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ver·sion

(vĕr'zhŭn)
1. Displacement of the uterus, in which the entire organ tilts without bending upon itself; such displacement may be anteversion, retroversion, or lateroversion.
2. Change of position of the fetus in the uterus, occurring spontaneously or effected by manipulation.
3. Synonym(s): inclination.
4. Conjugate rotation of the eyes in the same direction; such rotation may be dextroversion, levoversion, supraversion, or infraversion.
[L. verto, pp. versus, to turn]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

version

1. A procedure in obstetrics to turn the fetus in the womb into a position more suitable for delivery.
2. Rotation of both eyes simultaneously in the same direction.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

version 

Conjugate movements of the two eyes in the same direction, such as dextroversion, both eyes rotate to the right; laevoversion (levoversion), both eyes rotate to the left; supraversion (sursumversion), both eyes rotate upward; infraversion (deorsumversion), both eyes rotate downward: these versions bring the eyes into the secondary positions of gaze. Movements of the eyes up and to the right are called dextroelevation, up and to the left, laevoelevation, down and to the right, dextrodepression and down and to the left, laevodepression: these versions bring the eye into the tertiary positions of gaze. Version eye movements are performed by yoke muscles (Fig. V2). Syn. conjugate eye movements. See conjugate deviation; cardinal positions of gaze; motility test.
Fig. V2 Version movements of the eyes from A to Benlarge picture
Fig. V2 Version movements of the eyes from A to B
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

Patient discussion about version

Q. modificatiobns of toothbrushes and newer versions different types of brush-heads and their benefits with diagrams

A. not depended clinical trials about the differences of toothbrushes showed there are minor differences in efficiency. it's not the toothbrush but what do you do with it that counts.

More discussions about version
This content is provided by iMedix and is subject to iMedix Terms. The Questions and Answers are not endorsed or recommended and are made available by patients, not doctors.
References in periodicals archive ?
Less than three months after its US release, USA Version 2.0 was launched in Europe and in the Muslim world, where it was extremely well received.
Acrobat 3D Version 8 is expected to be available in spring 2007 for an estimated price of USD995.
ILFC this week switched its order for 10 Airbus A380Fs to passenger versions and deferred deliveries, with the leasing firm to take its first A380 in 2013.
The revised version of SSUTA Section 312, unlike the current version, applies to a "business purchaser." How will this term be defined?
Configuration identification determines the structure of all products and their associated documentation; defines performance, interface, and other attributes for items; provides unique identity to products, components, and documentation; prescribes identification markings (if required); modifies product and document identifiers to reflect incorporation of major changes; maintains release control and baseline definition; provides reference for changes and corrective actions; and correlates document revision level to product configuration, which enables users to distinguish between product versions, allows people to correlate a product to the appropriate instructions, and correlates items to warranty/service life.
James David Cain (R-Dry Creek), later told reporters she didn't know what version of the Commandments was in the bill because it was patterned on a measure from Texas.
Taiwanese firm introducing version 8.0 of its Moldex3D software featuring a new voxel or brick-mesh module for quick and accurate part and mold design checks, and new boundary-layer meshing that simplifies creation of a high-quality mesh for complex 3D geometry.
A fourth version of IMF reform is suggested by the European Central Bank, which wants to take a seat at the IMF in place of the Eurozone IMF members by taking over their voting shares, This view would accept the impartial umpire model if and only if the ECB-reinforced IMF would have the authority to tell the United States what the rules of the game are.
(2) In a type and spacing large enough to go almost to the margins, the second (July 22) versions heading reads:
This may seem a less-than-promising diagnosis of the state of music and moving images, but there's a dialectical component at work in Version that licenses both critique and pleasure.
"This version of Onyx Graphics workflow software reflects the company's dedication to giving our customers the best tools to improve productivity and profitability," said Walter S.
In contrast, brain imaging showed that the mood-related circuitry is well connected in nondepressed people who carry the same gene's long version, which spurs moderate serotonin activity, Weinberger's group reports in the June Nature Neuroscience.