occipitofrontal diameter


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oc·cip·i·to·fron·tal di·am·e·ter

the diameter of the fetal head from the external occipital protuberance to the most prominent point of the frontal bone in the midline.
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oc·cip·i·to·fron·tal di·am·e·ter

(ok-sip'i-tō-frŏn'tăl dī-am'ĕ-tĕr)
The diameter of the fetal head from the external occipital protuberance to the most prominent point of the frontal bone in the midline.
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occipitofrontal diameter

The distance from the posterior fontanel to the root of the nose.
See also: diameter
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