Litzmann obliquity


Litzmann obliquity
inclination of the fetal head so that the posterior parietal bone presents to the parturient canal; called also posterior asynclitism.

Obliquity. (A), Concordance of the fetal and pelvic planes, synclitism; (B), Litzmann obliquity (posterior asynclitism); (C), Nдgele obliquity (anterior asynclitism).


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  • asynclitism — Absence of synclitism or parallelism; may be used, e.g., to refer to the axis of the presenting part of the child and the pelvic planes in childbirth, to the dental arches, or to the planes of the skull. SYN: obliquity. [G. a priv. + syn klino,… …   Medical dictionary

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