What is another word for pelvis?

65 synonyms found


[ pˈɛlvɪs], [ pˈɛlvɪs], [ p_ˈɛ_l_v_ɪ_s]

Pelvis is a widely known anatomical term for the bony structure that connects the spine to the lower extremities and helps to support the weight of the body. However, there are many other words that you can use to refer to the pelvis, depending on the context. Some of the synonyms for the pelvis include the hip bone, hip socket, pelvic girdle, pelvic region, pelvic floor, and pelvic bone. These words are commonly used in medical and scientific contexts to describe various parts of the human body, as well as in everyday conversation when discussing posture, pain, or movement.

Related words: pelvic, lower spine, pelvic tilt, pelvic joints, pelvis and back pain, pelvic floor dysfunction

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    What are the hypernyms for Pelvis?

    A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

    Usage examples for Pelvis

    pelvis or body; called also calyx or cup.
    "The Student's Elements of Geology"
    Sir Charles Lyell
    pelvis 2- 1 on each side.
    "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
    U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
    1. Anterior presentation, with hind feet engaged in pelvis.
    "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
    U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler

    Famous quotes with Pelvis

    • There are a lot of myths about my injuries. They say I have broken every bone in my body. Not true. But I have broken 35 bones. I had surgery 14 times to pin and plate. I shattered my pelvis. I forget all of the things that have broke.
      Evel Knievel
    • Over the years it has become my firm opinion that sexual activity (even if only through masturbation) is "requisite and necessary, as well for the body as for the soul"; for men and women alike. It stimulates your glands, exercises your pelvis, thrills your nerves, brings mind and body together as one, and culminates in an ecstasy in which there is neither past nor future nor separation between self and other. We need that as we need vitamins, proteins, water, and air.
      Alan Watts

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