Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: pelvis
IPA transcription: [p'ɛlvəs]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: pelvis, pelvic_girdle, pelvic_arch, hip
    Meaning: the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
Usage examples
  • Furthermore, a careful examination some weeks before the expected date of confinement enables us to recognize the existence of abnormal presentations and of disproportion between the size of the mother's pelvis and that of the child's head.