Caldwell-Moloy classification


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Caldwell-Moloy classification

 [kawld´wel mŏ-loi´]
the classification of female pelves as gynecoid, android, anthropoid, and platypelloid (see illustration at pelvis).

Cald·well-Mo·loy clas·si·fi·ca·tion

(kawld'wĕl mŏl-oy'),
a classification of the variations in the female pelvis; namely gynecoid, android, anthropoid, and platypelloid pelvis, based on the type of the posterior and anterior segments of the inlet.

Cald·well-Mo·loy clas·si·fi·ca·tion

(kawld'wel mŏl-oy' klas'i-fi-kā'shŭn)
A classification of the variations in the female pelvis; namely gynecoid, android, anthropoid, and platypelloid pelvis, based on the type of the posterior and anterior segments of the inlet.

Caldwell,

William E., U.S. obstetrician, 1880-1943.
Caldwell-Moloy classification - a classification of the variations in the female pelvis.

Moloy,

Howard C., U.S. obstetrician, 1903-1953.
Caldwell-Moloy classification - see under Caldwell, William E