Pel"vis (?), n. [L., a basin, laver; cf. Gr. , , bowl.]

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.

 

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