Cephalotripsy
Cephalotripsy Ceph"a*lo*trip`sy, n. [See {Cephalotribe}.] (Med.) The act or operation of crushing the head of a fetus in the womb in order to effect delivery. [1913 Webster] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cephalotribe — Ceph a*lo*tribe, n. [Cephalo + Gr. to rub, grind.] An obstetrical instrument for performing cephalotripsy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Список исполнителей дэт-метала — …   Википедия

  • Cephalotribe — A cephalotribe was a medical instrument used in obstetrics to crush the skull of stillborn fetuses (cephalotripsy). It was used in cases of obstructed labor (dystocia) to aid delivery.[1][2] See also Cranioclast Puerperal fever References …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”