false pelvis


: the upper broader portion of the pelvic cavity that contains and provides support of lower abdominal organs (such as portions of the small and large intestine) compare true pelvis

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“False pelvis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/false%20pelvis. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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