pelvic index


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pel·vic in·dex

the ratio of the conjugate of the pelvic inlet to the transverse diameters of the pelvis: (conjugate of pelvic inlet × 100)/transverse diameter.

pelvic index

The ratio of pelvic conjugate and transverse diameters multiplied by 100.
See also: index

pelvic index,

n a radiographic measurement of the relative positions of the sacrum and the hipbones.