pelvivertebral angle

[ pĕl′və-vûrtə-brəl, -vər-tēbrəl ]

n.

The angle formed by the pelvis with the general axis of the trunk or spine.

Nearby words

  1. pelvis,
  2. pelvis justo major,
  3. pelvis justo minor,
  4. pelvis major,
  5. pelvis minor,
  6. pelvospondylitis ossificans,
  7. pelycosaur,
  8. pelé,
  9. pelée,
  10. pematangsiantar


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