HyperDic: pelvic_girdle

English > 1 sense of the expression pelvic girdle:
NOUNbodypelvic girdle, pelvis, pelvic arch, hipthe structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
English > pelvic girdle: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates.
Synonymspelvis, pelvic arch, hip
Part ofappendicular skeletonThe part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs
Partscoccyx, tail boneThe end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes
hip, hip joint, coxa, articulatio coxaeThe ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum
hipbone, innominate bonelarge flaring bone forming one half of the pelvis
iliumThe upper and widest of the three bones making up the hipbone
ischium, ischial bone, os ischiiOne of the three sections of the hipbone
pubis, pubic bone, os pubisOne of the three sections of the hipbone
sacrumwedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis
BroadergirdleAn encircling or ringlike structure
Spanishcintura pélvica, pelvis
Catalanpelvis

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