pelv/i (17/22)

List item

pelv/i is a combining form that refers to “pelvis”, “pelvic bones” or “pelvic cavity”.

The pelvis is a basin-shaped bone that protects the abdominal organs and supports the spinal column. In the bony pelvis, there are two parts: the anterior and the posterior. In the anterior part of the pelvis, you find the pubis, the ischium, and the ilium. It is attached posteriorly to the pelvic spine. Coccyx and sacrum make up the pelvic spine.