- transverse diameter of pelvic outlet
- the distance between the medial surfaces of the ischial tuberosities (average length 11 cm.); called also biischial d.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
biischial diameter — transverse d. of pelvic outlet … Medical dictionary
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