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inlet

 [in´let]
a means or route of entrance.
pelvic inlet the upper limit of the pelvis minor; called also pelvic brim and superior aperture of pelvis.

in·let

(in'let), [TA]
A passage leading into a cavity.
Synonym(s): aditus [TA]

inlet

/in·let/ (-let) a means or route of entrance.
pelvic inlet  the upper limit of the pelvic cavity.
thoracic inlet  the elliptical opening at the summit of the thorax.

inlet

Etymology: L, in, within; ME, leten
a passage leading into a cavity, such as the pelvic inlet that marks the brim of the pelvic cavity.

in·let

(in'lĕt) [TA]
A passage leading into a cavity.
Synonym(s): aditus [TA] .

inlet

a means or route of entrance.

pelvic inlet
see pelvic inlet.
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