pelvis

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Related to bony pelvis: Pelvic brim, Pelvic inlet, Sacrospinous ligament, Greater sciatic notch
  • noun

Synonyms for pelvis

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

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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The remaining list of hospitalized pediatric traumatic orthopaedic injuries consists of bony pelvis fractures (4%), sprain or strain of the knee or leg (4%), hand or finger fractures (2.
While in radiology, a computed tomographic scan-guided needle biopsy of a tumor nodule in the bony pelvis was conducted.
To the best of our knowledge, this is the third reported case of a symptomatic pelvic digit and emphasizes the importance of considering lesions of the bony pelvis in the differential diagnosis of dyspareunia.
Nothing is as real as a true patient or a real-life situation, of course, but many of these mannequins are surprisingly lifelike, with features like an anatomically correct bony pelvis, a stretchable perineum, and a silicone pelvic-floor musculature.
Most commonly, problems encountered are that the bony pelvis is not an easy fit for the baby, the uterine contractions are failing to open the cervix, the birth canal and perineum aren't being opened easily by the baby, or the pelvic floor fails to regain its tone after birth.