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Main Entry: pel·vis
Pronunciation: primarystresspel-vschwas
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural pel·vis·es /-vschwa-sschwaz /; or pel·ves /-secondarystressvemacronz/
1 : a basin-shaped structure in the skeleton of many vertebrates that is formed by the pelvic girdle together with the sacrum and often various coccygeal and caudal vertebrae and that in humans is composed of the two hip bones bounding it on each side and in front while the sacrum and coccyx complete it behind
2 : PELVIC CAVITY
3 : RENAL PELVIS
[pelvis illustration]

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