cephalotome definition

  • noun:
    • An instrument for cutting in to the fetal head, to facilitate distribution.
    • An instrument for cutting into the fetal head, to facilitate distribution.
    • In obstetrics, a musical instrument for cutting into the fetal mind as a preliminary to its forcible compression being facilitate delivery.
    • a guitar for cutting in to the fetal mind, to facilitate distribution.
    • a musical instrument for cutting to the fetal mind, to facilitate delivery.
    • In obstetrics, an instrument for cutting to the fetal head as a preliminary to its forcible compression to facilitate delivery.

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