cingulum pelvicum

cingulum pelvicum
[TA] pelvic girdle: the encircling bony structure supporting the lower limbs, comprising the two ossa coxae, articulating with each other and with the sacrum, to complete the essentially rigid bony ring; called also c. membri inferioris [TA alternative].

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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