Definition of Pelvis. Meaning of Pelvis. Synonyms of Pelvis

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Definition of Pelvis

Pelvis
Pelvis Pel"vis, n. [L., a basin, laver; cf. Gr. ?, ?, bowl.] 1. (Anat.) The pelvic arch, or the pelvic arch together with the sacrum. See Pelvic arch, under Pelvic, and Sacrum. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The calyx of a crinoid. Pelvis of the kidney (Anat.), the basinlike cavity into which the ureter expands as it joins the kidney.

Meaning of Pelvis from wikipedia

- The pelvis (plural pelves or pelvises) is either the lower part of the trunk of the human body between the abdomen and the thighs (sometimes also called...
- The renal pelvis or pelvis of the kidney is the funnel-like dilated part of the ureter in the kidney. In humans, the renal pelvis is the point where the...
- muscle, and ****ociated connective tissue which span the area underneath the pelvis. The pelvic diaphragm is a muscular partition formed by the levatores ani...
- that is bounded by the bones of the pelvis. Its oblique roof is the pelvic inlet (the superior opening of the pelvis). Its lower boundary is the pelvic...
- A pelvic fracture is a break of the bony structure of the pelvis. This includes any break of the sacrum, hip bones (ischium, pubis, ilium), or tailbone...
- Frozen pelvis is a severe complication of other medical conditions, especially endometriosis and cancer. Normally, the internal organs in the pelvic cavity...
- Pelvic tilt is the orientation of the pelvis in respect to the thighbones and the rest of the body. The pelvis can tilt towards the front, back, or either...
- pelvis and greater pelvis). It is a major target of measurements of pelvimetry. Its position and orientation relative to the skeleton of the pelvis is...
- abdomen, lower back and pelvis (S31) Open wound of abdomen, lower back and pelvis (S32) Fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis (S32.0) Fracture of lumbar...
- hypogastric artery) is the main artery of the pelvis. The internal iliac artery supplies the walls and viscera of the pelvis, the buttock, the reproductive organs...
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