pelve

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pelve (plural pelves)

  1. (anatomy) Synonym of pelvis
    • 1887, Ernst Ziegler, Sir Donald MacAlister, A Text-book of Pathological Anatomy and Pathogenesis:
      Calcium phosphate may form gravel and small calculi in the pelve of the kidney; the calculi are smooth and facetted, and of various de grees of hardness.
    • 1947, Gynaecologia - Volumes 123-124, page 59:
      The pregnancy had reached term. The fetal head was plunged in the pelve for a greater part; the back was found in the left part of the womans abdomen; heart-beats were not heard.
    • 2003, Kathy Reichs, Bare Bones, →ISBN:
      The pubis was often chopped off from the pelve at Wardell (Pl. 7e, f), a method which was rarely used at Glenrock. The reason is unclear, although it may have been done to break the connection between the pelves at the pubis symphysis.
    • 2018, Gloria H. Giroux, Crucifixion Thorn: Volume Two of the Arizona Trilogy, →ISBN:
      The pelve is wider, and so is its pelvic inlet bone.

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pelvis (bowl).

Noun[edit]

pelve f (plural pelves)

  1. pelvis

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

pelve (plural pelves)

  1. pelvis

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

pelve

  1. ablative singular of pelvis

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pelvis (bowl), from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (container)

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Noun[edit]

pelve f (plural pelves)

  1. (anatomy) pelvis
    Synonym: bacia (colloquial)

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