Transverse diameter - Diameter transversa


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The transverse diameter extends across the greatest width of the superior aperture, from the middle of the brim on one side to the same point on the opposite;

Average measurement in female: about 135 mm.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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