Skip to Content

Schneidersitz

Pronunciation: shni'der-zits

Definition: A typical sitting position with legs crossed in front, exhibited by severely defective patients with phenylketonuria and resembling the position that was commonly attributed to tailors.

[Ger. tailor's sitting posture]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide