pelvis

Pronunciation: (PEL-vus)

The area of the body below the abdomen that contains the hip bones, 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