platypellic

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platypellic

[¦plad·ē¦pel·ik]
(anthropology)
Referring to or descriptive of a broad pelvis having a pelvic index of less than 90.
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For example, the inter-GT distance may characterize the wide ML dimension of the platypelloid pelvis, and a large pelvic depth measure may typify the large anterior-posterior dimension of the anthropoid pelvis (Figure 5).
The platypelloid pelvis conducts fetal head transverse arrest.
For example, a persistent transverse fetal head position in a primigravida with a platypelloid pelvis who has pushed for i hour with increasing caput and molding is highly unlikely to resolve.