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Your spine sits on a foundation made up of the pelvis and legs. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)His mother was trapped by her legs and pelvis. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It meant he'd lose half his pelvis and one leg. The Sun (2016)She suffered a head injury and suspected leg, arm and pelvis fractures. The Sun (2010)She fractured her ribs and pelvis, ruptured her spleen and suffered liver damage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He suffered a crushed spine, fractured pelvis and head injuries. The Sun (2014)Gently curl your spine and pelvis inwards, then arch outwards. BE YOUR BEST: How Anyone can become Fit, Healthy and Confident (2002)Her door knocked her under the wheels, but she escaped with bruising to her legs and pelvis. The Sun (2008)He was pronounced dead at the scene after he suffered injuries to his head, ribs and pelvis. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Keep your hips and pelvis stable and try not to twist as you walk, or you could lose your balance. The Sun (2015)A post-mortem examination showed that he died from multiple injuries to his pelvis and left leg. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It took two hours for the fire brigade to rescue the driver, who was taken to hospital with injuries to his leg and pelvis. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She was diagnosed with a fractured pelvis and, thankfully, she survived. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Doctors diagnosed as simple bruising what was, in fact, a fractured pelvis. The Bullet Catchers (1989)It has already found homes in my spine, pelvis, hips and liver. The Sun (2014)This can have a knock-on effect on your leg, hip or pelvis. The Sun (2010)A fractured pelvis is a more common injury for racehorses than your average guy in the street, for all its shock value. The Sun (2016)The unstable surface triggers the muscles surrounding the spine and pelvis, helping the participant to maintain an upright position, improving gait and posture. The Sun (2011)Eight weeks in a knee brace affected his balance and there were knock-on effects for his ankle, pelvis and hip that were difficult to pinpoint. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: pelvis /ˈpɛlvɪs/ NOUN
Your pelvis is the wide curved group of bones at the level of your hips.
- American English: pelvis
- Arabic: الْـحَوْضُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pélvis
- Chinese: 骨盆
- Croatian: pelvis
- Czech: pánev část těla
- Danish: bækken
- Dutch: bekken lichaamsdeel
- European Spanish: pelvis
- Finnish: lantio
- French: bassin
- German: Becken Körper
- Greek: λεκάνη μέρος σώματος
- Italian: bacino
- Japanese: 骨盤
- Korean: 골반
- Norwegian: bekken
- Polish: miednica anatomia
- European Portuguese: pélvis
- Romanian: bazinbazin pelvian, oasele bazinului
- Russian: таз часть скелета
- Spanish: pelvis
- Swedish: bäcken underliv
- Thai: กระดูกเชิงกราน
- Turkish: leğen kemiği
- Ukrainian: тазові кістки
- Vietnamese: khung xương chậu
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