[ sŭb′ŏk-sĭp′ĭ-tō-brĕg-măt′ĭk ]
The diameter of the fetal head from the lowest posterior point of the occipital bone to the center of the anterior fontanel.
Where Did The Word”Pi” Come From?Pi is the Latin name of the sixteenth Greek letter, π. But, where did it come from?
- subnuclear particle,
- suboccipital muscle,
- suboccipital nerve,
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