cephalopelvic disproportion

noun
ceph·​a·​lo·​pel·​vic disproportion | \ ˌsef-ə-lō-ˌpel-vik- How to pronounce cephalopelvic disproportion (audio) \

Medical Definition of cephalopelvic disproportion

: a condition in which a maternal pelvis is small in relation to the size of the fetal head

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“Cephalopelvic disproportion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cephalopelvic%20disproportion. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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