Pelvis

The pelvis, derived from the Latin word for `basin`, is an anatomical structure found in most vertebrates. This name is given to both: The muscles and tissue beneath the bony pelvis are known as the pelvic floor. The rounded epiphysis of the femur, called the Head, articulates with the pelvic bone at a curved cavity in it, called the acetabulum......
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Pelvis

• (n.) The pelvic arch, or the pelvic arch together with the sacrum. See Pelvic arch, under Pelvic, and Sacrum. • (n.) The calyx of a crinoid.
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pelvis

(pel;vis) A basinlike bony structure formed by the sacrum and ossa coxae.
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pelvis

(pel┬┤vis) Latin word meaning basin. In anatomy, it is used for any basinlike structure in the body. the bony pelvis, the lower portion of the trunk of the body, forming a basin bounded in front and on the sides by the hip bones and in back by the sacrum and coccyx; it is formed by the sacrum, coccyx, ilium...
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pelvis

noun a structure shaped like a funnel in the outlet of the kidney into which urine is discharged before passing into the ureter
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pelvis

pelvic girdle noun the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
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Pelvis

Pel'vis noun [ Latin , a basin, laver; confer Greek ..., ..., bowl.] 1. (Anat.) The pelvic arch, or the pelvic arch together with the sacrum. See Pelvic arch , under Pelvic , and Sacrum . 2. (Zoology) The calyx of a crinoid. Pelvis of the kidney
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Pelvis

A basin like bony structure found at the bottom of the body that connects the spinal column to the legs. Pelvic pain is common during pregnancy as the pelvic bones must separate to allow room for the baby to pass through during a vaginal delivery.
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Pelvis

A basin or basin-like structure.
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pelvis

a basin-shaped structure that supports the spinal column containing the sacrum, coccyx, and hip bones (ilium, pubis, and ischium).
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Pelvis

A bony ring, consisting of the sacrum, coccyx, and innominate bones, that connects the trunk of the body to the legs, supports the abdomen, and performs other functions.
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Pelvis

Hip bones, each consisting of three fused bones
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Pelvis

Hip bones, each consisting of three fused bones: an anterior ilium, a ventral pubis, and a posterior ischium; combined with the sacrum forming the pelvic girdle.
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pelvis

Hip.
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pelvis

In vertebrates, the lower area of the abdomen featuring the bones and muscles used to move the legs or hindlimbs. The pelvic girdle is a set of bones that allows movement of the legs in relation to the rest of the body and provides sites for the attachment of relevant muscles. The pelvic girdle is formed by the sacrum, the coccyx, and the hip bones...
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pelvis

Latin = basin, adjective - pelvic.
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pelvis

Latin, meaning: font
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Pelvis

Lower cavity of the body, contained inside the hip bones. The pelvis contains the pelvic organs - the bladder and lower bowel and the reproductive organs.
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pelvis

pelvis (s), pelves (pl) 1. The large circular, basin-shaped region at the junction of the trunk and the lower limbs. It consists of the two hip bones, the sacrum, and the coccyx that enclose the pelvic cavity and its contents. The contents of the pelvis are the urinary bladder and rectum in both sexes; in addition, the male has the seminal...
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pelvis

pelvis, bony, basin-shaped structure that supports the organs of the lower abdomen. It receives the weight of the upper body and distributes it to the legs; it also forms the base for numerous muscle attachments. In the human pelvis there are two large hip bones, each consisting of three fused bones...
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Pelvis

Pelvis: The lower part of the abdomen located between the hip bones.
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pelvis

Radiograph of the pelvis and neighboring skeletal structures A basin-shaped bony structure that supports the internal organs of the lower abdomen in vertebrates, and serves as a point of attachment for muscles that move the lower limbs. The pelvis consists of the sacrum (the triangular spinal b...
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Pelvis

The basin-shaped ring of bone at the lower end of the trunk.
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Pelvis

The bony structure at the end of the spine that supports the back legs. May be fractured in cats involved in road traffic accidents. In the majority of cases rest will allow adequate healing, although more complicated fractures could require surgery.
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Pelvis

The bowl-shaped lower part of the abdomen between the hip bones through which the baby passes during childbirth.
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