Pronunciation: (PEL-vik)

Having to do with the pelvis. The pelvis is the area of the body below the abdomen that is located between the hip bones and contains the bladder and rectum. In females, it also contains the vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. In males, it also contains the prostate and seminal vesicles.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Date last modified: 2016-06-02