litzmann obliquity

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Litzmann obliquity Litz·mann obliquity (lĭts'mən, -män')
Inclination of the fetal head so that the biparietal diameter is oblique in relation to the plane of the pelvic brim, the posterior parietal bone presenting to the birth canal. Also called posterior asynclitism.

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