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Description

The pelvic girdle is also known as the pelvis skeleton or bony pelvis. It is a large, bilaterally symmetric, compound bone structure, consisting of the os coxa, sacrum and coccyx. The top or forward part of the pelvis is called the pelvic inlet, and its edge the pelvic brim.


This definition incorporates text from the wikipedia website - Wikipedia: The free encyclopedia. (2004, July 22). FL: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Retrieved August 10, 2004, from http://www.wikipedia.org

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General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of lower limb > Pelvic girdle

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