pelvimetry

(redirected from Fetal positions)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.
Related to Fetal positions: fetal presentation
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to pelvimetry

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

References in periodicals archive ?
Examination of the fetal heart was suboptimal because of the inappropriate fetal position so another appointment was scheduled for a repeat examination.
Ellice Lieberman, et al, published their study "Changes in Fetal Position During Labor and Their Association With Epidural Analgesia" in Obstetrics and Gynecology, the journal of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG).
Where Le Confessionnal revels in seamless intoxicated pans from one setting to the next (often set in a former or later time, but where it is the getting there that counts, like the sumptuous opening dolly down the aisle of the church from the present back to 1952), and bleed-throughs from one image to another (a naked man in fetal positions suddenly superimposed on a pregnant belly), Le Polygraphe rakes over-angled mirrors (in which we watch a subway suicide, for example) and into cramped quarters (the bathroom where Lucie tries to re-seduce Christof as he shaves).
There also are 16 color-plates which highlight the human body structures and functions, as well as tables with listings of arteries, bones, human herpes viruses, human immunoglobulins, muscles, nerves, fetal positions, and veins.
A series of slow extensions, fetal positions, and slides off, over, and under the chairs suggested a need to find balance and comfort, and felt right.