Definition of Pelvic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the pelvis. "Pelvic inflammation"

Partainyms: Pelvis
Derivative terms: Pelvis

Definition of Pelvic

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pelvis; as, pelvic cellulitis.

Definition of Pelvic

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pelvis; as, pelvic cellulitis. ¹

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Definition of Pelvic

1. a bone of the pelvis [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pelvic

1. Pertaining to the pelvis. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pelvic

pelvic (current term)
pelvic abscess
pelvic arch
pelvic axis
pelvic canal
pelvic cavity
pelvic cellulitis
pelvic diaphragm
pelvic direction
pelvic exenteration
pelvic fascia
pelvic fin
pelvic fins
pelvic floor

Literary usage of Pelvic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"The pain of pelvic visceral disease is, in a general way, governed by the ... One of the dangers of n'eglect of pelvic disease is the possibility of the ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The Hypogastric Plexus supplies the viscera of the pelvic cavity. It is situated in front of the promontory of the sacrum, between the two common iliac ..."

3. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"The pelvic portions of the sympathetic trunks are described on p. ... After he has studied the pelvic diaphragm the dissector should remove the levator ani ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"—$4000—woman—-pelvic bone, right hip bone and small bone of lower left leg fractured, ankle dislocated, injuries permanent, Paducah v. Johnson, 29 Ky. ..."

5. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1920)
"If the pelvic viscera do not actually drift down again the subjective symptoms ... Many women are left with neurasthenic tendencies, as a result of pelvic ..."

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