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[pel-vim-i-tree] /pɛlˈvɪm ɪ tri/

noun, plural pelvimetries.
measurement of the diameters of the female , especially the birth canal.
(obstetrics) measurement of the dimensions of the female pelvis

pelvimetry pel·vim·e·try (pěl-vĭm’ĭ-trē)
Measurement of the dimensions and capacity of the pelvis, especially of the adult female pelvis.


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