posterior asynclitism


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Litz·mann ob·liq·ui·ty

(litz'măn),
inclination of the fetal head so that the biparietal diameter is oblique in relation to the plane of the pelvic brim, the posterior parietal bone presenting to the parturient canal.

posterior asynclitism

Litz·mann ob·li·qui·ty

(lits'măn ō-blik'wi-tē)
Inclination of the fetal head so that the biparietal diameter is oblique in relation to the plane of the pelvic brim, the posterior parietal bone presenting to the parturient canal.
Synonym(s): posterior asynclitism.

Litzmann,

Karl K.T., German gynecologist, 1815-1890.
Litzmann obliquity - inclination of the fetal head so that the posterior parietal bone presents to the parturient canal. Synonym(s): posterior asynclitism
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