Definition of conjugate diameter in English:

conjugate diameter

Line breaks: con|ju¦gate diam|eter

noun

Anatomy
  • The distance between the front and rear of the pelvis.
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    • These calibrated markings 38 can also be used to measure the adequacy of pelvic conjugate diameter during labor.
    • A standard method is called the parallelogram method, and is applicable to conjugate diameters as well as to the usual perpendicular axes.
    • The true conjugate diameter is the anterio-posterior diameter of the pelvic inlet, measured from the superior margin of the symphysis pubis to the sacrovertebral angle.

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