Radiographic measurement of the dimensions of the pelvis and the fetal head; the technique has been largely abandoned. SYN: pelvicephalography, pelvocephalography. [cephalo- + pelvimetry]

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ceph·a·lo·pel·vim·e·try (sef″ə-lo-pəl-vimґə-tre) pelvicephalometry.

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  • pelvicephalography — SYN: cephalopelvimetry. [pelvi + G. kephale, head, + grapho, to write] * * * pel·vi·ceph·a·log·ra·phy (pel″vĭ sef″ə logґrə fe) [pelvis + cephalo + graphy] radiographic measurement of the fetal head and of the birth… …   Medical dictionary

  • pelvocephalography — SYN: cephalopelvimetry …   Medical dictionary

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