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pelvic bones

Etymology: L, pelvis, basin; AS, ban
a combination of the ilium, ischium, and pubis. Compare innominate bone.
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All 27 patients had asymmetric pelvises with misalignment of the pelvic bones was greater than 10 degrees.
Early arthritis of the leg and pelvic bones is a common problem in these patients.
They also fused together her pelvic bones and when she came round she was in a lower body cast to help her bones to heal.
The active pelvic rest promotes and encourages sitting upright with the pelvic bones in a neutral position.
The fetus's head passes into the vagina, but its shoulders cannot fit through the mother's pelvic bones.
But, the barrister argued, medical staff at the scene had not done enough to prevent the baby suffering asphyxiation as the cord was trapped between the baby's head and her mother's pelvic bones.
1) The pelvic bones were involved in 8 of the 22 cases reviewed by Destouet et al, (5) and in only 2 cases did the lesion involve a long bone.
Most research professors spend their days writing grants, teaching and managing graduate students, so when Stanford's David Kingsley, PhD, ventured from his office to his lab, pulled out a scale and started weighing 114 pairs of manatee pelvic bones, it was a sign that something was afoot.
I also had to operate on her pelvic bones, which went successfully, and she needs about one month to a month and a half to recuperate," said Dr Stanislav Vyrva, from Zabeel Veterinary Hospital.
Rex, a Rottweiler, was discovered dehydrated and emaciated to such an extent that his hips, spine and pelvic bones were sticking out.
To be effective, the belt should sit over the pelvic bones and not the stomach - preventing internal injuries - and in contact with the shoulder to prevent serious neck injury, the BOA said.
An RSPCA spokesman said that the dogs' ribs and pelvic bones were visible and the vet who examined them concluded they were emaciated, having a body condition score of 1 on a scale of 0-5.