anatomic conjugate

anatomic conjugate

[TA]
measure of pelvic dimension describing the distance between the sacral promontory and the superior border of the pubic symphysis.
Synonym(s): conjugata anatomica [TA]

an·a·tom·ic con·ju·gate

(an'ă-tom'ik kon'jŭ-găt) [TA]
Measure of pelvic dimension describing the distance between the sacral promontory and the inferior border of the pubic symphysis, measured manually per vaginam or by ultrasonography. It is used to extrapolate the true conjugate.
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The aim of our study was to determine normal values for the anatomic conjugate diameter (ACD), the obstetric conjugate diameter (OCD), the conjugate diameter diagonal (DCD) and the interspinous distance (ISD) using reformatted CT in a Mexican population and determine whether there are significant differences in these parameters regarding age groups.
Diameter Mean [+ or -] SD (cm) ACD 11.65 [+ or -] 0.99 OCD 11.73 [+ or -] 0.98 DCD 12.49 [+ or -] 0.98 ISD 10.41 [+ or -] 0.78 ACD= Anatomic conjugate diameter.