occiput


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occiput

the back part of the head or skull

occiput

[′äk·sə‚pu̇t]
(zoology)
The back of the head of an insert or vertebrate.
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Sagittal suture in anteroposterior diameter or right or left occiput anterior or posterior position.
Using ultrasound, the obstetrician confirmed that the fetus was in the occiput posterior position.
With a right occiput anterior presentation, the pattern of fascial damage is the mirror image of that associated with left occiput anterior.
These five genera comprise a well-established, monophyletic assemblage, with corroborative synapomorphies as follows: (1) mouth opening large; (2) occiput with a silvery-white, microtomentose area immediately adjacent to the posterior margin of the compound eye; (3) only one fronto-orbital seta, reclinate; (4) costal vein short, extended only to vein [R.
166); occiput with only 3 long white setulae ventrally, mouth opening with 5 or 6 short black setulae; [male] terminalia as in Figs 168-172: cercus with diagnostic long setulae distally (Fig.
166); occiput with only 3 long white setulae ventrally, and mouth opening with 5 or 6 short black setulae.
What about asynclitism, occiput posterior and face presentations, and deliveries requiring rotation?
The disorder results from faulty development between the occiput and the adjacent vertebra during the early embryonic weeks.
Occiput blackish, uniformly silver and gold pruinose strongly gold pruinose adjacent to eye margins), orange setose.
Persistent occiput posterior position is a problem of inadequate flexion of the head, often due to ineffective contractions earlier.
6 It is characterised by high prominent forehead flat back of occiput, flat or concave face due to premature union of coronal suture and deficient growth of midfaical bones leading to mandibular prognathism.
Start perineal massage at 36 weeks Alleviate fear and anxiety Facilitate occiput anterior presentations Eliminate midline episiotomy