pelvic index

pelvic index
pelvic index n the ratio of the transverse diameter to the dorsoventral diameter of the opening formed by the pelvic brim multiplied by 100

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  • dolichopellic — dol·i·cho·pel·lic pel ik adj having a pelvis relatively long dorsoventrally with a pelvic index of 95 or more dol·i·cho·pel·ly däl i kō .pel ē n, pl lies * * * dol·i·cho·pel·lic (dol″ĭ ko pelґik) [dolicho + pelvic] having a pelvic… …   Medical dictionary

  • mesatipellic — me·sat·i·pel·lic pel ik adj having a pelvis of moderate size with a pelvic index of 90.0 to 94.9 * * * me·sati·pel·lic (mə sat″ĭ pelґik) [Gr. mesatos medium + pella bowl] having a transverse diameter of the pelvic inlet almost the …   Medical dictionary

  • platypellic — Having a broad pelvis, with an index below 90°. See p. pelvis. SYN: platypelloid. [platy + G. pellis, bowl (pelvis)] * * * platy·pel·lic .plat i pel ik adj having a broad pelvis with a pelvic index of 89.9 or less platy·pel·ly plat i .pel ē n, pl …   Medical dictionary

  • dolichopellic, dolichopelvic — Having a disproportionately long pelvis; denoting a pelvis with a pelvic index above 95. [dolicho + G. pellis, bowl (pelvis)] …   Medical dictionary

  • mesatipellic, mesatipelvic — Denoting an individual with a pelvic index between 90 and 95; the superior strait has a round appearance, with the transverse diameter longer than the anteroposterior by 1 cm or less. [G. mesatos, midmost, + pellis, a bowl (pelvis)] …   Medical dictionary

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