cephalopelvic disproportion

noun

ceph·​a·​lo·​pel·​vic disproportion ˌsef-ə-lō-ˌpel-vik- How to pronounce cephalopelvic disproportion (audio)
: 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 26 Feb. 2024.

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