cranioclasis


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cra·ni·o·cla·si·a

, cranioclasis (krā'nē-ō-klā'sē-ă, krā-nē-ok'lă-sis),
Formerly used operation for crushing of the fetal skull in cases of dystocia.
[cranio- + G. klasis, a breaking]

cranioclasis

(krā″nē-ō-kla′-sĭs, -ok′lă-) [ cranio- + -clasis]
Crushing of the fetal head to permit delivery.

cranioclasis

see craniotomy (2).
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