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Nägele pelvis

Pronunciation: na'ge-le

Definition: an obliquely contracted or unilateral synostotic pelvis, marked by arrested development of one lateral half of the sacrum, usually ankylosis of the sacroiliac joint on that side, rotation of the sacrum toward the same side, and deviation of the symphysis pubis to the opposite side.

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