pel·​vic | \ ˈpel-vik How to pronounce pelvic (audio) \

Definition of pelvic

: of, relating to, or located in or near the pelvis

Other Words from pelvic

pelvic noun

Examples of pelvic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hallmark symptoms of endometriosis include extreme pelvic pain and heavy periods, the Mayo Clinic says. Serena Coady, SELF, 4 Mar. 2022 In specific situations, some people will benefit from wearing a belly wrap or binder, said Natalie Toshkoff, a pelvic floor physical therapist based in New York. Washington Post, 10 May 2022 Digestive system issues like abdominal and pelvic pain, nausea, vomiting, and disorders of the urinary system. Erin Prater, Fortune, 4 June 2022 The lounge is also where Boram brings in pediatricians, physical therapists and mental health experts offering general seminars on topics including pelvic floor therapy and how to fall asleep more quickly. New York Times, 1 June 2022 On this occasion, three years ago, the OB-GYN told Boughton that losing weight would likely resolve the pelvic pain. Lauren Sausser, NBC News, 21 May 2022 This leads to pelvic pain before and during periods, when the tissue thickens and then sheds both inside and outside the uterus; pain with intercourse; and/or infertility. Elena Hilton, Glamour, 17 May 2022 Unrelated to fertility, a patient with severe pelvic pain was exploring surgery after every other intervention had failed. Afdhel Aziz, Forbes, 15 Apr. 2022 Symptoms of endometriosis range from long-term pelvic pain, heavy menstrual bleeding, painful bowel movements, and sensitive bladder. Aley Arion, Essence, 23 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of pelvic

1799, in the meaning defined above

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pelvic cavity

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5 Jul 2022

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“Pelvic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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More Definitions for pelvic


pel·​vic | \ ˈpel-vik How to pronounce pelvic (audio) \

Medical Definition of pelvic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or located in or near the pelvis pelvic organs pelvic pain



Medical Definition of pelvic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a pelvic part

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