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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The bony pelvis is stabilised by several strong ligaments.
A properly fitted belt positions the lap and shoulder parts of the seat belt over the parts of a child that could bear the most load without serious injury: the bony pelvis and the shoulder.
Gemery and his associates then took lateral radiographs of the volunteer sitting on a bicycle in various positions to determine the position of the bony pelvis relative to the bicycle seat.
During the second stage of labor, the baby descends through the bony pelvis and out of the vagina.
While in radiology, a computed tomographic scan-guided needle biopsy of a tumor nodule in the bony pelvis was conducted.
13) Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy can be used; however, targeting the shock wave directly onto the stone can be difficult due to the proximity of the bony pelvis.
1) But some researches indicated that obesity was not the single factor responsible for the pathogenesis and the narrow male bony pelvis may also contribute to its currency and development.