pelvis
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈpɛlvɪs/
Noun

pelvis (plural pelvises)

  1. (anatomy) The large compound bone structure at the base of the spine that supports the legs. It consists of hip bone, sacrum and coccyx.
  2. (anatomy) A funnel-shaped cavity, especially such a cavity in the kidney into which urine passes towards the ureter
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