fetal position

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English[edit]

A man sitting in a fetal position

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Etymology[edit]

From the position a fetus assumes.

Noun[edit]

fetal position (plural fetal positions)

  1. (literally) The location of the fetus inside a womb.
  2. A posture in which the head and knees are brought as close to the abdomen as possible.

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