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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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referred to the Treatment Service for Dentofacial Deformities of the Lauro Wanderley University Hospital who underwent a Speech-Language Pathology assessment because he presented maxillomandibular disproportion (angle class III), with indicative of orthognathic surgery.
Myofunctional dysfunction due to maxillomandibular disproportion was observed during the speech language evaluation.
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.
the disproportion between necessary labour and surplus labour, between variable and fixed capital as intended within the framework of the growing organic composition of capital, appear as violent separations.
a massive disproportion between the valorization of knowledge and the devalorization of the workforce, as well as between the old Fordist investment policies in welfare institutions and the new market demands;
Another important direction of structural reform policy and achievement on this basis the balanced development of national economy is the elimination of regional disproportions.
Another concern is providing better distribution of the growth benefits: still unemployment is high in some regions where disproportions among labour supply and demand are more manifested.
However, remaining disproportions and deficiencies require deeper insight into modelling balanced growth model.
By contrast, in states like Georgia, Alabama, California, and Texas, in which imprisonment rates are high, reflecting incarceration of many persons convicted of less serious crimes, larger proportions of white offenders are imprisoned and racial disproportions are less.
Both critiques have merit; the latter rests, however, in part on a misconception that racial disproportion in prisons is markedly worse in the United States than elsewhere.
Fourth, racial disproportion in prisons within countries is distributed in ways not commonly recognized.
The chapter points out that although the IQ test figures prominently in the identification of children prior to placement, the disproportion of minority children in special education is less than what it would be if IQ scores were the sole basis for a placement decision.