dystocia


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dystocia

(dɪsˈtəʊʃə)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) med abnormal, slow, or difficult childbirth, usually because of disordered or ineffective contractions of the uterus
[New Latin, from Greek, from dus- (see dys-) + tokos childbirth + -ia]
dysˈtocial adj
Translations

dys·to·ci·a

n. distocia, parto difícil, laborioso.
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