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synonyms for pelvis

  • abdomen
  • gut
  • insides
  • tank
  • tummy
  • breadbasket
  • corporation
  • intestines
  • paunch
  • pot
  • venter
  • bay window
  • beer belly
  • front porch
  • pot belly
  • solar plexus
  • spare tire
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How to use pelvis in a sentence

In the lower monkeys and the lemurs, the bones of the pelvis are altogether quadrupedal in character.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Almost every muscle from the base of the skull to the brim of the pelvis is directly concerned in respiration.
THE TREATMENT OF HAY FEVERGEORGE FREDERICK LAIDLAW
In the girl, the breasts and the pelvis assume the adult female type, and ovulation and menstruation begin.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
A wrapped stove lid or a hot-water bottle is placed over the pelvis and one under the back.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER
This is a very certain indication, as it arises from temporary distensions of the pelvis, which nothing else can occasion.
SKETCHES OF THE FAIR SEX, IN ALL PARTS OF THE WORLDANONYMOUS
His spine had been crushed at the pelvis and a spar had pierced his side with a hole big enough to put your hand into.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
The pelvis, it is true, is furnished with marsupial bones, but these animals possess no pouch.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
There seems to be a settling down of the body into the pelvis, with a loose alternate motion of the hips.
AW-AW-TAM INDIAN NIGHTSJ. WILLIAM LLOYD
These organs are all placed within, or in contact with, the lower part of the Trunk, called the pelvis.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
Section of the Pelvis, to show the shape and connection of those parts not distinctly visible in the full view.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PELVIS

  • abdomen
  • bay window
  • beer belly
  • breadbasket
  • corporation
  • front porch
  • gut
  • insides
  • intestines
  • paunch
  • pelvis
  • pot
  • pot belly
  • solar plexus
  • spare tire
  • tank
  • tummy
  • venter
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.