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cephalopelvimetry

Pronunciation: sef′ă-lō-pel-vim′ĕ-trē

Definition: Radiographic measurement of the dimensions of the pelvis and the fetal head; the technique has been largely abandoned.

Synonym(s): pelvicephalography, pelvocephalography

[cephalo- + pelvimetry]

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