cleidotomy

cleidotomy

 [kli-dot´ah-me]
surgical division of the clavicle of the fetus in difficult labor to facilitate delivery.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

clei·dot·o·my

(klī-dot'ō-mē),
Cutting the clavicle of a dead fetus to effect a vaginal delivery.
[cleido- + -tomy]
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clei·dot·o·my

(klī-dot'ŏ-mē)
Cutting the clavicle of a dead fetus to effect a vaginal delivery.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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