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Medical Term:

Nägele obliquity

Pronunciation: nah'ge-le


inclination of the fetal head in cases of flat pelvis, so that the biparietal diameter is oblique in relation to the plane of the pelvic brim, the anterior parietal bone presenting to the parturient canal.

Synonym(s): anterior asynclitism

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