Definition of podalic in US English:

podalic

adjective

Medicine
  • Of or relating to the feet. Chiefly in "podalic version"noun Obstetrics. the process or technique of changing the position of a fetus so as to bring the feet to present in delivery; an instance of this.

Origin

Mid 19th century. Irregularly from ancient Greek ποδ-, πούς foot + -alic.