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  • dystokia — noun see dystocia …   Useful english dictionary

  • dystocia — /dɪsˈtoʊkiə/ (say dis tohkeeuh) noun slow or difficult labour or delivery. Also, dystokia. {Greek dystokia} …   Australian English dictionary

  • dystocia — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek dystokia, from dys + tokos childbirth; akin to Greek tiktein to give birth to more at thane Date: circa 1706 slow or difficult labor or delivery …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Dystocia — Difficult/abnormal labor or delivery. From the Greek "dys" meaning "difficult, painful, disordered, abnormal" + "tokos" meaning "birth." * * * Difficult childbirth. [G. dystokia, fr. dys , difficult, +… …   Medical dictionary

  • distocia — (Del gr. dystokya < dys, mal + tokos, parto.) ► sustantivo femenino MEDICINA Parto laborioso o complicado. * * * distocia (del gr. «dystokía») f. Med. Dificultad en el parto. * * * distocia. (Del gr. δυστοκία, de δύστοκος, mal parto). f. Med.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Dystokie — Dys|to|kie 〈f. 19; Med.〉 erschwerte Entbindung; Ggs Eutokie [<grch. dys „schlecht“ + tokos „Geburt“] * * * Dys|to|kie, die; , n [griech. dystokía, zu: tókis = das Gebären] (Med.): erschwerte Entbindung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Dystokie — Dys|to|kie die; , ...ien <aus gleichbed. gr. dystokía> erschwerte Geburt (Med.); Ggs. ↑Eutokie …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • dys|to|ci|a — «dihs TOH shee uh», noun. Medicine. difficult birth. ╂[< New Latin dystocia < Greek dystokíā < dys bad + tókos birth] …   Useful english dictionary

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