oc·cip·i·to·pos·te·ri·or (ok-sip″ĭ-to-pos-tērґe-ər) having the occiput directed toward the back, or turned toward the sacrum (designating the position of the fetus in relation to the maternal pelvis).

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  • OP — Abbreviation for occipitoposterior position. * * * occipitoparietal; occipitoposterior; occiput posterior; octapeptide; olfactory peduncle; opening pressure; operation, operative; operative procedure; ophthalmology; opponens pollicis; optic… …   Medical dictionary

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  • OLP — left occipitoposterior [fetal position, Lat. occipito laeva posterior] * * * [L.] occipitolaeva posterior (left occipitoposterior, a position of the fetus; see position) …   Medical dictionary

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