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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Biology, Human
pelvispel‧vis /ˈpelvɪs/ noun [countable]  skeleton.jpg HBthe set of large wide curved bones at the base of your spine, to which your legs are joined
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pelvisThe scapula and pelvis were broken, but they may have been broken already in the pellet.If a camel slid and fell, it could easily break pelvis or limb and that would be the end of it.Lynne Deeley suffered a crushed pelvis, multiple fractures to her leg, a broken ankle and head injuries.I felt my pelvis lifting off the ground.Suddenly, I felt something hard, something like a stick, pressing into my pelvis.Stretching up with hands interlinked, tilt the pelvis and hold for 5 counts. 3.You may even be asked your shoe size, which is thought to give an indication of the size of your pelvis.
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