Definition of Pelves

1. Noun. (plural of pelvis) ¹



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Definition of Pelves

1. pelvis [n] - See also: pelvis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pelves

peltering
pelters
peltidia
peltidium
peltiform
peltinerved
pelting
peltingly
peltings
peltless
peltries
peltry
pelts
peludo
pelurious
pelves (current term)
pelvi-
pelvic
pelvic abscess
pelvic arch
pelvic axis
pelvic canal
pelvic cavity
pelvic cellulitis
pelvic diaphragm
pelvic direction
pelvic exenteration
pelvic fascia
pelvic fin

Literary usage of Pelves

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1. The Science and Art of Midwifery by William Thompson Lusk (1896)
"Influence of contracted pelves during pregnancy and labor. ... Is contracted pelves sometimes a single diameter, sometimes all the principal diameters are ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1897)
"... in contracted pelves is the same as the death-rate of children born by instrumental labor of mothers who have normal pelves. Hemorrhage and injury play ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1874)
"The fatality in cases of contracted pelves generally he finds to be 6'6 per cent, of mothers, and 28'7 per cent, of children. The mortality, on the other ..."

4. Obstetrics: a text-book for the use of students and practitioners by John Whitridge Williams (1904)
"Treatment of Labour complicated by Contracted pelves.—The treatment of labour complicated by contracted pelves varies according to the degree of contraction ..."

5. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1889)
"His conclusions favour version as a mode of treatment, and are based upon the following practical considerations :—The varieties of contracted pelves most ..."

6. Transactions of the International Medical Congress of Philadelphia. 1876 by John Ashhurst (1877)
"IN studying the mechanism of natural and of artificial labor in narrow pelves, let us first inquire what is meant by a narrow pelvis, and what ¡ire its ..."

7. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1860)
"... 11 funnel-shaped pelves, 5 irregularly contracted, two pelves with exostosis, ... pelves. 3. The Vienna Lying-in Institution is divided into three ..."

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