Definition of pelvic in English:

pelvic

adjective

  • 1Relating to or situated within the bony pelvis.

    • ‘Injury after childbirth usually involves all the pelvic floor and pelvic organ supports, although sometimes only one organ may prolapse.’
    • ‘The anatomical location of the pelvic blood vessels puts them at risk for injury during hip surgery.’
    • ‘The middle sacral artery may also provide a renal artery in cases of pelvic kidney.’
    • ‘Sometimes it takes a year or two for nerves or blood vessels in your pelvic area to heal.’
    • ‘Diagnosis may not be obvious if pelvic involvement precedes active bowel disease, or if drainage is clear or mucoid.’
    • ‘In some cases, it splits into two vessels, one of which remains in the pelvis to supply pelvic viscera.’
    • ‘Together they made significant contributions to the study of abdominal and pelvic viscera, vascular anatomy, and neuroanatomy.’
    • ‘These veins anastomose freely with neighboring lumbar, pelvic, and rectal veins.’
    • ‘There was no significant lymphadenopathy of the pelvic and retroperitoneal lymph nodes.’
    • ‘No malignant cells were found in the lymph nodes, omentum, or pelvic washings.’
    • ‘People having abdominal, pelvic, or brain scans may be given special instructions in advance about eating and drinking.’
    • ‘The rectal shelf, representing pelvic metastasis of an intra-abdominal malignancy.’
    • ‘The laparoscope can be moved around within the abdominal or pelvic cavity to give several different views.’
    • ‘There was no extension into the endometrial cavity, nor into the pelvic peritoneum.’
    • ‘These could be the testicles, the pelvic lymph glands and the skeleton.’
    • ‘Ovarian or pelvic irradiation with or without treatment with alkylating agents may adversely affect female fertility and pregnancy outcome.’
    • ‘In many centres, especially in Europe, gynaecologists do not perform lymphadenectomy when pelvic lymph nodes are not suspicious.’
    • ‘The bladder is a hollow, muscular organ situated deep in the pelvic cavity behind the ureter tubes.’
    • ‘In contrast, benign pelvic lymph nodes averaged 1.7 cm in their greatest dimension.’
    • ‘To confirm the diagnosis, she had computed tomography of the abdomen, which showed extensive ascites but no obvious abdominal or pelvic mass.’
    1. 1.1Relating to the renal pelvis.

Pronunciation:

pelvic

/ˈpɛlvɪk/