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ASYNCLITISM

 Dictionary entry overview: What does asynclitism mean? 

ASYNCLITISM (noun)
  The noun ASYNCLITISM has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: ASYNCLITISM used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ASYNCLITISM (noun)


Sense 1asynclitism [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

asynclitism; obliquity

Hypernyms ("asynclitism" is a kind of...):

abnormal condition; abnormalcy; abnormality (an abnormal condition)

Holonyms ("asynclitism" is a part of...):

childbed; confinement; labor; labour; lying-in; parturiency; travail (concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to the birth of a child)


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