occipitomental diameter


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oc·cip·i·to·men·tal di·am·e·ter

the diameter of the fetal head from the external occipital protuberance to the midpoint of the chin.
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oc·cip·i·to·men·tal di·am·e·ter

(ok-sip'i-tō-men'tăl dī-am'ĕ-tĕr)
The diameter of the fetal head from the external occipital protuberance to the midpoint of the chin.
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occipitomental diameter

The greatest distance between the most prominent portion of the occiput and the point of the chin (about 13.5 cm).
See also: diameter
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