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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pel·vis /ˈpɛlvəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pel·vis /ˈpɛlvəs/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pel·vis n.
 1. Anat. The pelvic arch, or the pelvic arch together with the sacrum. See Pelvic arch, under Pelvic, and Sacrum.
 2. Zool. The calyx of a crinoid.
 Pelvis of the kidney Anat., the basinlike cavity into which the ureter expands as it joins the kidney.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the
           lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or
           corresponding parts in other vertebrates [syn: pelvic
           girdle, pelvic arch, hip]
      2: a structure shaped like a funnel in the outlet of the kidney
         into which urine is discharged before passing into the
         ureter [syn: renal pelvis]
      [also: pelves (pl)]