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Pelvis

Definition(s)

The basin-like area outlined by the hip bones and the vertebral column (SPINE).

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

The lower part of the abdomen, located between the hip bones.

Definition from: Physician Data Query via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: July 7, 2014