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.

dys·to·ci·a

(dis-tō'sē-ă),
Difficult childbirth.
[G. dystokia, fr. dys-, difficult, + tokos, childbirth]

dystocia

/dys·to·cia/ (dis-to´se-ah) abnormal labor or childbirth.

dystocia

[distō′shə]
Etymology: Gk, dys + tokos, birth
pathological or difficult labor, which may be caused by an obstruction or constriction of the birth passage or abnormal size, shape, position, or condition of the fetus. See also clinical pelvimetry, fetal presentation, x-ray pelvimetry.

dystocia

Difficult childbirth, difficult labor Obstetrics A period of nonprogression of labor ≥ 4 hrs after the cervix has dilated to 3 cm Etiology Abnormal presentation, too small a birth canal or uterine dysfunction

dys·to·ci·a

(dis-tō'sē-ă)
Difficult childbirth.
[G. dystokia, fr. dys-, difficult, + tokos, childbirth]

dystocia

Abnormal labour from failure of the expulsive power of the womb, from obstruction to the birth passage or from abnormalities in the size, shape or presentation of the baby.

Dystocia

Failure to progress in labor, either because the cervix will not dilate (expand) further or (after full dilation) the head does not descend through the mother's pelvis.
Mentioned in: Cesarean Section

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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