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PELVIS (Lat. for " basin," cf. Gr. 7r...

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Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 77 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PELVIS (Lat. for " basin," cf. Gr. 7rEX?a ), in anatomy, the bony cavity at the lower part of the abdomen in which much of the genito-urinary apparatus and the lower part of the bowels are contained (see SKELETON, ยง Appendicular).
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