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pelvic fin | pelvic girdle | pelvic inflammatory disease | pelvimeter | pelvimetry | pelvis | pelycosaur | pelycosauria | pembroke | pembroke table | pembroke welsh corgi

pelvis

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pel=vis

CIDE DICTIONARY

pelvisn. [L., a basin, laver; cf. Gr. , , bowl.].
  •  The pelvic arch, or the pelvic arch together with the sacrum. See Pelvic arch, under Pelvic, and Sacrum.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The calyx of a crinoid.  [1913 Webster]
Pelvis of the kidney (Anat.), the basinlike cavity into which the ureter expands as it joins the kidney.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

pelvis, n. (pl. pelvises or pelves)
1 a basin-shaped cavity at the lower end of the torso of most vertebrates, formed from the innominate bone with the sacrum and other vertebrae.
2 the basin-like cavity of the kidney.

Etymology
L, = basin

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