synclitism

[ sĭnklĭ-tĭz′əm, sĭng- ]

n.

The condition of parallelism between the plane of the pelvis and that of the fetal head.

Nearby words

  1. synclastic,
  2. synclinal,
  3. syncline,
  4. synclinorium,
  5. synclitic,
  6. synclonus,
  7. syncom,
  8. syncopal,
  9. syncopate,
  10. syncopated


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