the muscular area in the lower part of the abdomen, attached to the pelvis
a muscular partition at the base of the abdomen, attached to the pelvis; also called pelvic diaphragm
The pelvic floor provides support for the bladder, intestines, the uterus (in females), and in maintenance of continence as part of the urinary and anal sphincters.
- 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.
noun, Pathology. 1. an inflammation of the female pelvic organs, most commonly the fallopian tubes, usually as a result of bacterial infection. Abbreviation: PID. noun 1. inflammation of a woman’s womb, Fallopian tubes, or ovaries as a result of infection with one of a group of bacteria PID pelvic inflammatory disease n. Abbr. PID Inflammation […]