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Medical Term:

Litzmann obliquity

Pronunciation: litz'man

Definition: inclination of the fetal head so that the biparietal diameter is oblique in relation to the plane of the pelvic brim, the posterior parietal bone presenting to the parturient canal.

Synonym(s): posterior asynclitism

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