Definition of Asynclitism

1. Noun. The presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle.

Exact synonyms: Obliquity
Group relationships: Childbed, Confinement, Labor, Labour, Lying-in, Parturiency, Travail
Generic synonyms: Abnormalcy, Abnormality



Medical Definition of Asynclitism

1. Absence of synclitism or parallelism between the axis of the presenting part of the child and the pelvic planes in childbirth. Synonym: obliquity. Origin: G. A-priv. + syn-klino, to incline together (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asynclitism

asymtope
asynapses
asynapsis
async
asynchronicity
asynchronies
asynchronism
asynchronisms
asynchronous
asynchronous operation
asynchronous pulse generator
asynchronous transfer mode
asynchronously
asynchronousness
asynchrony
asynclitism (current term)
asyndesis
asyndeta
asyndetic
asyndetically
asyndeton
asyndetons
asynechia
asynergia
asynergic
asynergy
asynesia
asystematic
asystole
asystoles

Literary usage of Asynclitism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Obstetrics, normal and operative by George Peaslee Shears (1916)
"Anterior asynclitism. multipane, rotation and expulsion are almost simultaneous. This leads me to believe that whatever effect the above mentioned factors ..."

2. A Manual of midwifery for students and practitioners by Henry Jellett (1910)
"The causes of anterior asynclitism, ... ANTERIOR asynclitism, OR ... Posterior asynclitism of the head (syns. ..."

3. Notes on obstetrics for the junior and senior classes, Northwestern by Joseph Bolivar De Lee (1904)
"As the head descends into the pelvis this asynclitism disappears, the sagittal ... In pathological cases the asynclitism is marked, a pronounced anterior or ..."

4. Principles and practice of obstetrics by Joseph Bolivar De Lee (1918)
"Marked asynclitism is pathologic. (See p. 710.) The sagittal suture also illy nms transversely across the pelvis, and, in a multipara, one finds the small ..."

5. Transactions of the Edinburgh Obstetrical Society by Edinburgh Obstetrical Society (1895)
"... labour and during the first stage, show a certain amount of asynclitism, and not the asynclitism of Naegele, in which the anterior parietal bone is more ..."

6. The Anatomy of Labour as Studied in Frozen Sections, and Its Bearing on by Alexander Hugh Freeland Barbour (1899)
"But all the frozen sections made since, both before labour and during the first stage, show a certain amount of asynclitism. and not the ..."

7. A Handbook of Midwifery by William Radford Dakin (1897)
"... of coincidence between the horizontal plane of the head and that of the brim is asynclitism. ..."

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