maternal dystocia


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dystocia

 [dis-to´she-ah]
abnormal labor or childbirth.
fetal dystocia that due to shape, size, or position of the fetus.
maternal dystocia that due to some condition inherent in the mother.
placental dystocia difficult delivery of the placenta.

ma·ter·nal dys·to·ci·a

dystocia caused by an abnormality or physical problem in the mother.

ma·ter·nal dys·to·ci·a

(mă-tĕr'năl dis-tō'sē-ă)
Difficult childbirth caused by an abnormality or physical problem in the mother.

dystocia

difficult parturition to the point of needing human intervention.

maternal dystocia
that due to some condition inherent in the dam.
placental dystocia
difficult delivery of the placenta.
dystocia rate
number of assisted births per hundred births.
dystocia risk
the incidence of dystocia is enhanced by many factors including inherited large fetal size, especially in some breeds, high feeding level of the dam during pregnancy, inherited small diameter pelvic canal, youth of the dam, male calves compared to females, the occurrence of multiple births and congenital abnormalities which increase fetal size.
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