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descent

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(di-sent′ )

[Fr. descente, a climb down]

1. An act or instance of moving from a higher place or location to a lower one.
2. Derivation from a common ancestor; lineage; ancestry.
3. In obstetrics, the movement of a fetus through the pelvis during labor and delivery.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Descent." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734252/all/descent.
Descent. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734252/all/descent. Accessed April 25, 2019.
Descent. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734252/all/descent
Descent [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734252/all/descent.
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