(in fishes) either of a pair of fins on the lower surface of the body, corresponding to the hind limbs of a land vertebrate; ventral fin.
either of a pair of fins attached to the pelvic girdle of fishes that help to control the direction of movement during locomotion
- Pelvic floor
noun 1. the muscular area in the lower part of the abdomen, attached to the pelvis noun a muscular partition at the base of the abdomen, attached to the pelvis; also called pelvic diaphragm Examples The pelvic floor provides support for the bladder, intestines, the uterus (in females), and in maintenance of continence as part […]
- Pelvic-floor exercises
plural noun 1. another name for Kegel exercises
- Pelvic ganglion
pelvic ganglion n. Any of the parasympathetic ganglia on either side of the pelvic plexus.
noun 1. (in vertebrates) a bony or cartilaginous arch supporting the hind limbs or analogous parts. 2. (in humans) the arch formed by the ilium, ischium, and pubis. noun 1. the skeletal structure to which the lower limbs in man, and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates, are attached pelvic girdle n. […]
- Pelvic limb
pelvic limb n. See lower extremity.