- Slippage of the lower fragment of a broken long bone upward and beside the proximal portion.
- Obsolete term denoting a fetal head that is palpable above the symphysis because of cephalopelvic disproportion.
- Slippage of the bones of the fetal skull that occurs typically after an intrauterine fetal death or prolonged labor marked by cephalopelvic disproportion and extensive molding of the fetal head.
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