Baudelocque, Jean-Louis

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Baudelocque, Jean-Louis

(bo-de-lok')
Fr. obstetrician, 1745–1810.

Baudelocque diameter

The distance between the depression beneath the last lumbar vertebra and the margin of the symphysis pubis; the external conjugate diameter of the pelvis. Synonym: Baudelocque line

Baudelocque line

Baudelocque diameter.

Baudelocque method

In obstetrics, manipulation to convert a fetal face presentation into a vertex presentation.