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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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By conducting a literature review (4), we sought to identify the adaptations of the stomatognathic system in individuals with maxillomandibular disproportions.
Maternal height and external pelvimetry to predict cephalopelvic disproportion in nulliparous African women: a cohort study.
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To keep it simple, we could say that the unequal relationship between the worker as a producer and the worker as a consumer as represented by the disproportion between necessary and superfluous labor, drives capital beyond its limits: its desire to suspend labor, that is, that which is the very source of its realization, and the desire to restrict its power, in other words, that very innovative capacity of knowledge, that which allowed capital to bloom.
Although named 'false achondroplasia', the entity is a distinct condition, in which affected individuals are born with normal length and have a normal facies, but is often only recognised after the age of 2 years, when the disproportion and waddling gait become evident.
So, I place my characters into this circle despite the disproportion of the anatomy to achieve this perfection.
On closer examination, it showed an alarming disproportion of girls to boys.
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Bresson's cultivation of self-evident anachronism, and of a disproportion between the mundane and the melodramatic, seems to let the viewer off the hook by placing the work's contemporary content at an even greater distance, if that is possible, than the historicist fantasia he's woven around it.