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Making the pelvis loop may be easily followed in diagram in Fig. 17.

Deformities of the pelvis, etc., should rule out a consideration of pregnancy.

The front part of the pelvis is called the point of the hip (S).

The point of the buttock (O) is the rearmost point of the pelvis.

The pelvis of the female differs considerably from the pelvis of the male.

Thus, in woman the pelvis is wider and shallower than in man.

Fifth, pelvis, with its great supply of nerves, blood and other fluids.

The first division takes in head, neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis.

From this I was led to believe that the pelvis did much of the forming of the viscera.

If so, then we could look for much relief through the system of the pelvis.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "basin-like cavity formed by the bones of the pelvic girdle," from Modern Latin, from Latin pelvis "basin, laver," Old Latin peluis "basin," from PIE *pel- "container" (cf. Sanskrit palavi "vessel," Greek pelex "helmet," pelike "goblet, bowl," Old Norse and Old English full "cup").

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