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strait

 [strāt]
a narrow passage.
s's of the pelvis the pelvic inlet(superior pelvic strait) and pelvic outlet(inferior pelvic strait).

strait

(strāt),
[M.E. streit thr. O. Fr. fr. L. strictus, drawn together, tight]

strait

(strāt) a narrow passage.
straits of pelvis  the pelvic inlet(superior pelvic s.) and pelvic outlet(inferior pelvic s.) .

strait

(strāt)
A narrow passageway: inferior strait, apertura pelvis inferior; superior strait, apertura pelvis superior.
[M.E. streit thr. O. Fr. fr. L. strictus, drawn together, tight]
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