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1. pelvis

noun. ['ˈpɛlvəs'] the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates.

Synonyms

  • ischium
  • pelvic girdle
  • pubic bone
  • hip joint
  • articulatio coxae
  • ischial bone
  • sacrum
  • appendicular skeleton
  • tail bone
  • girdle
  • hipbone
  • pubis
  • ilium
  • hip
  • os ischii
  • coxa
  • pelvic arch
  • os pubis
  • coccyx

Etymology

  • pelvis (Latin)
  • peluis (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word pelvis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Do not allow your pelvis or spine to move as you do so.

2. Adjective
For example, your pelvis shifts and relaxes in preparation for labor.

2. pelvis

noun. ['ˈpɛlvəs'] a structure shaped like a funnel in the outlet of the kidney into which urine is discharged before passing into the ureter.

Synonyms

  • renal pelvis
  • cavum
  • bodily cavity
  • kidney

Etymology

  • pelvis (Latin)
  • peluis (Latin)
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