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pelvic axis

pelvic axis in Medicine

pelvic axis n.
A hypothetical line curving through the center point of the pelvic plane of outlet, the pelvic plane of least dimension, the pelvic plane of greatest dimension, and the pelvic plane of inlet. Also called plane of pelvic canal.

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