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Synonyms for breech

opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded

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In the present study breech was the most common malpresentation, 334 (41.
The incidence of breech presentation at term is 3-4%1.
While I was at it, I also touched up the top and bottom where it make contact in the slide and breech block.
Her parents, Emma and James Strachan, from Framlingham, Suffolk, had decided against a caesarean section as is common practice for breech babies in the UK.
Up to 4% of women in the UK experience breech birth at the end of pregnancy, where the baby is lying feet or bottom first, as opposed to the normal head-down position.
PARENTS' CLAIM The ObGyn failed to recognize fetal distress during the breech version.
A mortar that can be either breech loaded or muzzle loaded, and can be used in either an indirect or direct fire mode, is still worth pursuing particularly for use in the current theaters of operation.
Either way, the bolt; spring, NSN 536012-189-0284; and nut, NSN 5310-01336-3521, on the breech crank assembly end up missing.
Up to 4% of deliveries are breech births-when the baby is delivered buttocks or feet first, instead of in the head-first position.
In this report, a case of dystocia due to foetal ascites coupled with breech presentation is presented.
Breech (1897-1978), a pioneer financial executive and CPA, was as well known in his day as many Hollywood celebrities today.
It's also equipped with a 1-piece stainless steel Accelerator Breech Plug, which allows you to fire both loose and palletized powder without changing the breech plug.
To the Editor: The decline of planned vaginal breech birth was accelerated by publication of the results of the Term Breech Trial in 2000.
I had one but the problem was my daughter was breech.
The pellet in the breech gets swatted by a powerful burst of compressed air that sends it on its way downrange.