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pelvic

[pel-vik] /ˈpɛl vɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the pelvis.
Origin of pelvic
1820-1830
1820-30; pelv(is) + -ic
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pelvic

/ˈpɛlvɪk/
adjective
1.
of, near, or relating to the pelvis
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Word Origin and History for pelvic
adj.

1830, irregularly formed from pelvis + -ic. OED prefers "the better-formed" French pelvien.

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pelvic in Medicine

pelvic pel·vic (pěl'vĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or near the pelvis.

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