Definición de dystocia en inglés:

dystocia

Silabificación: dys·to·ci·a
Pronunciación: /disˈtōSHə
 
/

sustantivo

Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
  • Difficult birth, typically caused by a large or awkwardly positioned fetus, by smallness of the maternal pelvis, or by failure of the uterus and cervix to contract and expand normally.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • In gestational diabetes, shoulder dystocia is the complication most anticipated at the time of delivery.
    • Her last child weighed 4.4 kg at birth and slight shoulder dystocia was noted at delivery.
    • Male calves resulting from these matings express a higher incidence of dystocia than heifer calves because male calves are gestated longer and have considerably larger birthweights.

Origen

early 18th century: from Greek dustokia, from dus- 'difficult' + tokos 'childbirth'.

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