pelvic outlet

noun

Medical Definition of pelvic outlet

: the irregular bony opening bounded by the lower border of the pelvis and closed by muscle and other soft tissues through which the terminal parts of the excretory, reproductive, and digestive systems pass to communicate with the surface of the body

called also outlet of the pelvis

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“Pelvic outlet.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pelvic%20outlet. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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