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Pronunciation: me-sat'i-pel'ik, -pel'vik

Definition: Denoting a person with a pelvic index between 90–95; 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)]

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