Labidometer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Labidometer (Med) A forceps with a measuring attachment for ascertaining the size of the fetal head.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n labidometer In obstetrics, a scale adapted to the handles of the forceps, which indicates the distance of the blades from each other when applied to the head of the child.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. labi`s -i`dos, a forceps + meter,: cf. F. labidometre,