sacroanterior position


sacroanterior position
a position of the fetus in breech presentation in labor, with its sacrum directed toward the right (RSA) or left (LSA) anterior quadrant of the maternal pelvis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • sacroanterior — sa·cro·an·te·ri·or (sa″kro an tērґe ər) having the sacrum directed forward; see under position …   Medical dictionary

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  • RSA — Abbreviation for right sacroanterior position. * * * rabbit serum albumin; regular spiking activity; relative specific activity; relative standard accuracy; respiratory sinus arrhythmia; right sacroanterior [fetal position]; right subclavian… …   Medical dictionary

  • LSA — Abbreviation for left sacroanterior position. * * * left sacro anterior [fetal position]; left subclavian artery; leukocyte specific activity; lichen sclerosus et atrophicus; lymphosarcoma * * * left sacroanterior (see sacroanterior position,… …   Medical dictionary

  • SA — Abbreviation for sacroanterior position. * * * sacro anterior; salicylamide; salicylic acid; saline [solution]; salt added; sarcoidosis; sarcoma; scalenus anticus; secondary amenorrhea; secondary anemia; secondary arrest; self administration;… …   Medical dictionary

  • SDA — Abbreviation for specific dynamic action. * * * right sacroanterior [fetal position, Lat. sacrodextra anterior]; Sabouraud dextrose agar; serotonin dopamine antagonist; sialodacryoadenitis; specific dynamic action; strand displacement… …   Medical dictionary

  • SLA — left sacroanterior [fetal position, Lat. sacrolaeva anterior]; single cell liquid cytotoxic assay; slide latex agglutination; soluble liver antigen; stereo lithography; superficial linear array; surfactant like activity * * * [L.] sacro laeva… …   Medical dictionary

  • SLA — segment length, anterior * * * [L.] sacro laeva anterior (left sacroanterior, a position of the fetus; see position) …   Medical dictionary

  • RSA — • rabbit serum albumin; • regular spiking activity; • relative specific activity; • relative standard accuracy; • respiratory sinus arrhythmia; • right sacroanterior [fetal position]; • right subclavian artery; • roentgeno graphic… …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations