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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Laparoscopic nerve-sparing transperitoneal approach for endometriosis infiltrating the pelvic wall and somatic nerves: anatomical considerations and surgical technique.
These structures are attached to the abdominal and pelvic wall by connective tissue, the adventitia, which blends with the connective tissue of the wall (2).
For years, surgeons have used the plastic mesh to help strengthen the pelvic wall and treat the condition, which is common among mothers and older women.
Stage II Cervical carcinoma invades beyond uterus but does not extend to pelvic wall or to the lower third of the vagina.
Contributors treat a wide range of indications for reconstructive surgery including malignant melanoma, severe burn wounds, pressure sores, lymphedema, defects in/damage to the lower extremity, genitals, abdominal wall, chest wall, hip and pelvic wall, and soft tissue due to skin cancer.
The operative finding was a hard mass that infiltrated the uterus and cervix with pelvic wall extension.
Within three days she experienced various other complications of delivery, including a hematoma of the pelvic wall.
Pelvic nutations, cavities, the pelvic wall, the male and female perineum, and the physiology of labour, defecation, micturition and erection also form the discussion in this chapter.
The hip flexor muscle (iliopsoas) may be rubbing over the pelvic wall.