bony pelvis

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  • These various organs are situated in the lower part of the abdomen, within the protection of the bony pelvis or basin. Cited from Men, Women, and God, by A. Herbert Gray
  • In mammals, the bony pelvis has a gap in the middle, significantly larger in females than in males.
  • The muscles and tissue beneath the bony pelvis are known as the pelvic floor.
  • Even a relatively large SCT may be missed, if it is internal, because the bony pelvis conceals and protects it.
  • Its presentation is variable, often including abnormalities of the bony pelvis, pelvic floor, and genitalia.
  • The skeleton of the pelvis is also known as the bony pelvis, or simply the pelvis.
  • The region of the body defined by the bony pelvis and the pelvic cavity is called the lesser pelvis (or true pelvis).
  • The fetal head, from an obstetrical viewpoint, and in particular its size, is important because an essential feature of labor is the adaptation between the fetal head and the maternal bony pelvis.
  • The cavity defined by the bony pelvis up to the pelvic brim, bounded by the pelvic walls is also known as the pelvic cavity.
  • The ischial spine separates the greater and lesser sciatic foramina at the exit of the bony pelvis.
  • The long, narrow, bony pelvis of the great apes, which further contributes to the potentially long distance from the apex of the vagina to the ovaries and therefore decreases the chance of successful fertilization.
  • It is a large, bilaterally symmetric, compound bone structure, consisting of: The top or forward part of the bony pelvis is called the pelvic inlet, and its edge the pelvic brim.
  • The bony pelvis consists of the ilium (i.e., iliac wings), ischium, and pubis, which form an anatomic ring with the sacrum.
  • The gap enclosed by the bony pelvis, called the pelvic cavity, is the section of the body underneath the abdomen and mainly consists of the reproductive organs (sex organs) and the rectum.
  • The pelvic region of the trunk includes the bony pelvis, the pelvic cavity (the space enclosed by the bony pelvis), the pelvic floor, below the pelvic cavity, and the perineum, below the pelvic floor.
  • In human anatomy, the pelvis (plural pelves or pelvises) is either the lower part of the trunk, between the abdomen and the thighs (sometimes also called pelvic region of the trunk), or the skeleton embedded in it (sometimes also called bony pelvis, or pelvic skeleton).