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disproportion

 [dis″pro-por´shun]
a lack of the proper relationship between two elements or factors.
cephalopelvic disproportion abnormally large size of the fetal skull in relation to the maternal pelvis, leading to difficulties in delivery.

dis·pro·por·tion

(dis'prō-pōr'shŭn),
Lack of proportion or symmetry.

disproportion

/dis·pro·por·tion/ (dis″prah-por´shun) a lack of the proper relationship between two elements or factors.
cephalopelvic disproportion  a condition in which the fetal head is too large for the mother's pelvis.

dis·pro·por·tion

(dis'prŏ-pōr'shŭn)
Lack of proportion or symmetry.

disproportion

a lack of the proper relationship between two elements or factors.

fetopelvic disproportion
abnormally large size of the fetus in relation to the maternal pelvis, leading to difficulties in delivery.
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