pelvis

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun the cavity formed by the hip bones and the base of the backbone
  • noun a cup-shaped anatomical cavity such as the region of the kidney that collects urine before it is passed into the ureter

Medical

  • noun the strong basin-shaped ring of bone near the bottom of the spine, formed of the hip bones at the front and sides and the sacrum and coccyx at the back
  • noun the internal space inside the pelvic girdle
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