placental 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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pla·cen·tal dys·to·ci·a

retention or difficult delivery of the placenta.
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pla·cen·tal dys·to·ci·a

(plă-sen'tăl dis-tō'sē-ă)
Retention or difficult delivery of the placenta.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012