breech Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “breech” in the English Dictionary

"breech" in British English

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uk   us   /briːtʃ/
If a ​baby in the womb is in a breech ​position, it is ​lying so that the ​lowerpart of ​itsbody will come out first: a breech birth/​delivery
(Definition of breech from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “breech”
in Spanish recámara…
in Vietnamese khóa nòng (súng)…
in Malaysian bahagian bawah…
in Thai ท้ายปืน…
in French culasse…
in German der Verschluß…
in Chinese (Simplified) (臀位、横位等)分娩异常的…
in Indonesian tempat peluru pada senapan…
in Chinese (Traditional) (臀位、橫位等)分娩異常的…
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