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