suboccipitobregmatic diameter

[ sŭb′ŏk-sĭp′ĭ-tō-brĕg-mătĭk ]

n.

The diameter of the fetal head from the lowest posterior point of the occipital bone to the center of the anterior fontanel.

Nearby words

  1. subnuclear particle,
  2. subnucleus,
  3. suboccipital,
  4. suboccipital muscle,
  5. suboccipital nerve,
  6. subocean,
  7. suboceanic,
  8. subofficer,
  9. suboptimal,
  10. suborbital


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