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pelvic

 [pel´vik]
pertaining to the pelvis.
pelvic diameter any diameter of the pelvis. The diagonal conjugate joins the posterior surface of the pubis to the tip of the sacral promontory; the external conjugate joins the depression under the last lumbar spine to the upper margin of the pubis; the true or internal conjugate is the anteroposterior diameter of the pelvic inlet, measured from the upper margin of the pubic symphysis to the sacrovertebral angle; the oblique joins one sacroiliac articulation to the iliopubic eminence of the other side; the transverse diameter of the inlet joins the two most widely separated points of the pelvic inlet; and the transverse diameter of the outlet joins the medial surfaces of the ischial tuberosities.
pelvic inflammatory disease any pelvic infection involving the upper female genital tract beyond the cervix; such diseases are a major cause of female infertility.

pel·vic

(pel'vik),
Relating to the pelvis.

pelvic

/pel·vic/ (pel´vik) pertaining to the pelvis.

pelvic

(pĕl′vĭk)
adj.
Of, in, near, or relating to the pelvis: a pelvic artery.

pelvic

adjective Referring to the:
(1) Bony pelvis (most commonly);
(2) Renal pelvis (less commonly).

pel·vic

(pel'vik)
Relating to a pelvis.

pelvic,

n inferior area of the abdominopelvic cavity.

pelvic

pertaining to the pelvis.

pelvic abscess
commonest in horses as a result of a rectal tear during a manual examination. The tear is only mucosa deep and the infection is deposited in the pelvic fascia where an abscess develops. This has the potential to erode into the peritoneal cavity. The syndrome begins as a toxemia and fever caused by the local abscess but a common sequel is the abrupt appearance of severe abdominal pain and toxemic shock.
pelvic bone
os coxae, comprising the ilium, ischium and pubis. See also Table 10.
pelvic canal
the canal from the pelvic inlet to the pelvic outlet.
pelvic cavity
the space bounded by the bones of the pelvis.
pelvic girdle
the bony ring formed by the pair of hip bones fused at the symphysis and their firm articulation with the sacrum, and in some species one or two coccygeal vertebrae.
pelvic inlet
the cranial opening of the pelvis.
pelvic intestinal hernia
see pelvic hernia.
pelvic ligaments
include the dorsal sacroiliac, the sacrotuberal and the iliolumbar ligaments.
pelvic limb
the hindlimb.
pelvic nerve
see Table 14.
pelvic organs
includes reproductive organs, urinary bladder, ureter, rectum.
pelvic outlet
the caudal opening of the pelvis, guarded by the pelvic diaphragm.
pelvic plexus
the autonomic plexus that is distributed to the pelvic viscera that consists of the cranial vesical plexus, the middle genital plexus and the caudal hemorrhoidal plexus, located on the ventrolateral surface of the rectum. It innervates the urinary bladder, prostate, ductus deferens and cranial urethra. It is supplied by the hypogastric and pelvic splanchnic nerves.
pelvic splanchnic nerves
pelvic symphysiotomy
surgical separation of the symphysis in immature animals as an aid in dystocia due to maternal pelvic inadequacy.
pelvic urethra
that part of the urethra that passes through the pelvis.
pelvic viscera
includes urinary bladder and pelvic ureters and urethra, rectum, prostate, seminal vesicles, vas deferens and ampullae in males, and vagina cervix and uterus, possibly ovaries, in the female.

Patient discussion about pelvic

Q. Has anyone fractured their pelvic bone?...and if so how long did it take until you could walk on side injured

A. my cousin fractured his pelvic bone in two places while skiing last winter (my brother pictured the helicopter coming for the rescue, a very good picture..). it took him a month until he could start walking with a cane, and about 2 months later he could walk properly.
if you want i'll send you the picture, you can say it's you :)

Q. I have weak pelvic muscles and ive not had children or anything..only 20. Ive tried out pelvic floor (kegel) but no such luck!!

A. In contrast to what people may think, it's not such a rare condition. Even in your age groups, many girls may suffer from that problem, and labor isn't essential to develop it. Things that may aggravate it and that you can change include smoking, overweight, constipation etc.

You can read more here (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/pelvicsupportproblems.html), but if the problems keep disturb you consulting a doctor (e.g. gynecologist) may be the next step.

Take care,

Q. I have weak pelvic muscles.. Ive not had any children or anything like that. And im only 20. Isnt it abit odd It dont help one little bit when you have bladder problems(and struggle to control the flow)

A. Thank you for the answer Lucy, however i forgot to mention i have actually been doing P

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Gilman also is determined to become a national spokesperson and role model for women who have pelvic floor disorders.
Parents may notice symptoms of urinary incontinence and/or pelvic floor muscle dysfunction in their child:
Pelvis X-ray showed a normal femoral head and coxofemoral joint and a bony spur starting from the lateral corner of the right acetabulum and lying toward the anterior part of the hip joint, which was consistent with pelvic digit (Figure 4).
Pelvic mesh implants are used to correct pelvic organ prolapse, which occurs when the reproductive organs or the bladder fall into a woman's vagina because of weakened pelvic muscles.
Indeed, a different doctors' group, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, still recommends yearly pelvic exams, even as it acknowledges a lack of evidence supporting, or refuting, them.
The national rate of pelvic floor disorders has not been well studied, although several regional studies have found that almost 10 percent of women have surgery for such conditions at some point in their lives; one-third of those women have two or more surgeries.
Eric Sokol, Co-Chief, Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine, is the principal investigator for the Embrace study.
The cause of pelvic varicosities is reflux or backward flow of blood in the ovarian veins due to the absence of functioning valves, which result in retrograde blood flow and eventful venous dilatation.
This is an exciting time for the newly board-certifiable field of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.
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