pelvic axis

n.

A hypothetical line curving through the center point of the pelvic plane of outlet, the pelvic plane of least dimension, the pelvic plane of greatest dimension, and the pelvic plane of inlet.plane of pelvic canal

Nearby words

  1. pelton wheel,
  2. peltry,
  3. pelvi-,
  4. pelvic,
  5. pelvic arch,
  6. pelvic cavity,
  7. pelvic cellulitis,
  8. pelvic diaphragm,
  9. pelvic direction,
  10. pelvic fascia


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