Barnes curve


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

Barnes curve

(barnz),
a curve corresponding in general with Carus curve, being the segment of a circle whose center is the promontory of the sacrum.

Barnes curve

(bahrnz kŭrv)
A curve corresponding in general with Carus curve, being the segment of a circle the center of which is the promontory of the sacrum.

Barnes,

Robert, English obstetrician, 1817-1907.
Barnes curve - a curve corresponding in general with Carus curve, being the segment of a circle whose center is the promontory of the sacrum.
Barnes zone - the lower fourth of the pregnant uterus, attachment of the placenta to any part of which may cause dangerous hemorrhage. Synonym(s): cervical zone