Pelvis of the kidney
Pelvis Pel"vis, n. [L., a basin, laver; cf. Gr. ?, ?, bowl.] 1. (Anat.) The pelvic arch, or the pelvic arch together with the sacrum. See {Pelvic arch}, under {Pelvic}, and {Sacrum}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The calyx of a crinoid. [1913 Webster]

{Pelvis of the kidney} (Anat.), the basinlike cavity into which the ureter expands as it joins the kidney. [1913 Webster]


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