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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The bony pelvis exhibits sexually distinct features & is the most accurate indicator of sex for adult specimens.
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. Their nervous systems can be constantly on the alert, making it difficult to become settled and sleep well.
Autopsy showed extensive involvement of the superficial and deep tissues of the lower back, sacrum, buttocks, lower abdomen, groin, upper thighs, and perineum by a high grade SCC with direct extension into the abdominal cavity and marked destruction of the bony pelvis and femoral heads.
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. The tendon is located most laterally when the hip is in full flexion, abduction, and external rotation and located most medially when the hip is in extension, adduction, and internal rotation and normally remains in the groove.
On reviewing the bone scan, multiple areas of increased uptake were noted in the bony pelvis. Further imaging, both plain film and computed tomography (CT) (Fig.1 & Fig.
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.