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Medical Term:

pelvic cavity


the space bounded peripherally by the pelvic girdle, above by the superior aperture of the pelvis, and below by the pelvic diaphragm; it contains the pelvic viscera.

Synonym(s): cavitas pelvisTA, cavitas pelvina, cavum pelvis

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