arrest of active phase dystocia

arrest of active phase dystocia

stoppage of further cervical dilation for longer than 2 hours after labor has entered the active phase (generally defined as active contraction with at least 4 cm of cervical dilatation); causes include inadequate uterine contractions and cephalopelvic disproportion.

ar·rest of ac·tive phase dys·to·ci·a

(ă-rest' ak'tiv fāz dis-tō'sē-ă)
Stoppage of further cervical dilatation for longer than 2 hours after labor has entered active phase (generally defined as active contraction with at least 4 cm of cervical dilation); causes include inadequate uterine contractions and cephalopelvic disproportion.