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Noun: pelvic girdle  'pel-vik 'gur-d(u)l
  1. The structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
    - pelvis, pelvic arch, hip

Derived forms: pelvic girdles

Type of: girdle

Part of: appendicular skeleton

Encyclopedia: Pelvic girdle