bony pelvis


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bony pelvis

The skeleton of the pelvis, consisting of the right and left hip bones (each made of an ilium, an ischium, and a pubis), the sacrum, and the coccyx.
See also: pelvis

bony pelvis

the ring of bone formed by the sacrum and the first few coccygeal vertebrae as the roof, the pubis and ischia as the floor and the ilia and the acetabular part of the ischia as the walls.
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As an example she states, "An anterior lip is a pinching of the tissue between the baby and the bony pelvis.
The perineal membrane attaches the lower third of the lateral vaginal wall to the bony pelvis, providing some support for the urethra and perineal body.
NCTH is defined as hemorrhage arising from trauma to the torso vessels, pulmonary parenchyma, solid abdominal organs and/or disruption of the bony pelvis resulting in hypotension or shock.