Definition of “pelvis” - English Dictionary

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pelvisnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpel·vɪs/

the bones that form a bowl-shaped structure in the area below the waist at the top of the legs, to which the leg bones and spine (= row of bones in the back) are joined

adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˈpel·vɪk/

pelvic muscles

(Definition of “pelvis” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)