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  1. pelvimetry(noun)

    measurement of the dimensions of the bony birth canal (to determine whether vaginal birth is possible)

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  1. Pelvimetry

    Pelvimetry is the assessment of the female pelvis in relation to the birth of a baby. Traditional obstetrical services relied heavily on pelvimetry in the conduct of delivery in order to decide if natural or operative vaginal delivery was possible or if and when to use a cesarean section.

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  1. Pelvimetry

    Measurement of the dimensions and capacity of the pelvis. It includes cephalopelvimetry (measurement of fetal head size in relation to maternal pelvic capacity), a prognostic guide to the management of LABOR, OBSTETRIC associated with disproportion.


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