pelvic
adjective Date: 1828 of, relating to, or located in or near the pelvis • pelvic noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pelvic — Pel vic, a. Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pelvis; as, pelvic cellulitis. [1913 Webster] {Pelvic arch}, or {Pelvic girdle} (Anat.), the two or more bony or cartilaginous pieces of the vertebrate skeleton to which the hind limbs are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pelvic — 1839, irregularly formed from PELVIS (Cf. pelvis) + IC (Cf. ic). OED prefers “the better formed” Fr. pelvien …   Etymology dictionary

  • pelvic — [pel′vik] adj. of or near the pelvis …   English World dictionary

  • Pelvic — Having to do with the pelvis, the lower part of the abdomen, located between the hip bones. * * * Relating to a pelvis. * * * pel·vic pel vik adj of, relating to, or located in or near the pelvis <pelvic organs> <pelvic pain> pelvic n …   Medical dictionary

  • Pelvic — Girdle Gir dle, n. [OE. gurdel, girdel, AS. gyrdel, fr. gyrdan; akin to D. gordel, G. g[ u]rtel, Icel. gyr?ill. See {Gird}, v. t., to encircle, and cf. {Girth}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which girds, encircles, or incloses; a circumference; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pelvic — relating to the pelvic fins or girdle …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pelvic — adjective Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pelvis; as, pelvic cellulitis …   Wiktionary

  • pelvic — adj. Pelvic is used with these nouns: ↑exam, ↑examination, ↑pain, ↑thrust …   Collocations dictionary

  • pelvic — pel|vic [ pelvık ] adjective relating to your pelvis: a pelvic fracture …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pelvic — [[t]pe̱lvɪk[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Pelvic means near or relating to your pelvis …   English dictionary

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