Meaning of pelvis
Pronunciation: (pel'vis), [key]
— pl. -vis•es, -ves
- the basinlike cavity in the lower part of the trunk of many vertebrates, formed in humans by the innominate bones, sacrum, etc.
- the bones forming this cavity.
- the cavity of the kidney that receives the urine before it is passed into the ureter. See diag. under
- pelvis (Thesaurus)