asynclitism

[ ā-sĭnklĭ-tĭz′əm, ə-sĭn- ]

n.

Absence of synclitism or parallelism between the axis of the presenting part of the fetus and the pelvic planes during childbirth.obliquity

Nearby words

  1. asymptotic freedom,
  2. asynapsis,
  3. asynchronism,
  4. asynchronous,
  5. asynchronous transmission,
  6. asyndesis,
  7. asyndetic,
  8. asyndeton,
  9. asynechia,
  10. asynergia


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