vacuum extractor

Device for producing traction upon the head of a foetus by means of a soft cup held by a vacuum. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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vacuum extractor

(from the article `parturition`) The vacuum extractor is a caplike device that is attached by suction to the fetal scalp and is used as an alternative to delivery by forceps. This ...
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vacuum extractor

Type: Term Definitions: 1. device for producing traction on the head of a fetus by means of a soft cup held by a vacuum.
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Vacuum Extractor

An instrument that doctors may use during an assisted delivery to speed up the birth of a baby. The device is an electric or manual pump that creates vacuum pressure and holds the cup tightly on the baby's head. While the doctor pulls the handle, the mother will need to push. This will help the baby move down the birth canal and out of the vagina.....
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Vacuum extractor

Soft rubber device used to provide traction on fetal head to aid in delivery.
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