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Definition of Pelvis

Pelvis: The lower part of the abdomen, located between the hip bones. Structures in the female pelvis include the uterus, vagina, ovaries, fallopian tubes, bladder, and rectum. Structures in the male pelvis include the bladder, rectum, prostate, testicles, and penis.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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