pelvis

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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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Women in the study group received feedback on descent during the second stage by way of a laptop that displayed graphics and sounded musical notes corresponding to the movement of the fetus relative to the maternal bony pelvis.
These babies, especially if they have been induced, can feel quite "jangled" and may even be in pain due to their fast passage through the bony pelvis.
The sacrum is the triangular bone at the bottom of the spine that joins with the hip bones to make up the bony pelvis.
First, it does not provide any diagnostic information regarding injury to the bony pelvis or lumbar spine.
1,2) The musculotendinous junction occurs consistently at the level of this "psoas groove," with the remainder of the tendon being inferior to the bony pelvis.
On reviewing the bone scan, multiple areas of increased uptake were noted in the bony pelvis.
Opening discussions of patient preparation basics and safety guidelines are followed by sections covering MRI of the head and neck, spine and bony pelvis, upper extremities, lower extremities, thorax, and abdomen and pelvis.
The bony pelvis is a ring of bone formed by the two innominate bones anteromedially, the sacrum posteriorly and the coccyx which is inferior to the sacrum.
Two heads, 2 sets of upper limbs, 2 complete spines, a single complex multi-chambered heart, a conjoined liver, a single gallbladder, 2 stomachs, a long horizontally positioned centrally fused shared kidney, an additional single kidney in twin B, a single urinary bladder, a single bony pelvis, and a single set of lower limbs were seen.