Sentence Examples


  • If an inadequate supply of oxygen from the placenta is detected during labor, the infant is at high risk for asphyxia, and an emergency delivery may be attempted either using forceps or by cesarean section.
  • For example, The American Pregnancy Association states that an epidural may make pushing more difficult, which may result in the need for interventions like pitocin, forceps, or vacuum extraction.
  • The other family is that of the Forficulidae or earwigs (q.v.), all of which have the cerci modified as a forceps, while wings of thecharacteristic form described above are present in many of the species.
  • The forceps are then opened and the beam released, but at this moment the levelling bar F is allowed to drop momentarily by a bent lever G acting on the pin G', until the ends of F press down on a stirrup in each hanger at H, H.
  • While the coin is being moved the hanger D is held firmly by the forceps E to prevent the pan from being pushed sideways.