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Pelvis

Glossary

pelvis

The area of the body below the abdomen that contains the hip bones, bladder, and rectum. In females, it also contains the vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. In males, it also contains the prostate.

Last updated: 2014-02-26

Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)