med abnormal, slow, or difficult childbirth, usually because of disordered or ineffective contractions of the uterus
- dystocial, adjective
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How to use dystocia in a sentence
Paralysis of the obturator nerve or nerves is met with rather frequently, notwithstanding, in mares, following dystocia.Lameness of the Horse | John Victor Lacroix
We, therefore, refer to the fourth species of dystocia, viz.
On the part of the mother this division of dystocia may arise from a faulty condition.
dystocia Pelvica, where the different pelvic anormalities are described.
As this subject, however, belongs rather to the next species of dystocia, viz.