The basin-like cavity that supports your legs, that is located at the base of your spine and that is formed by the ilium, ischium, pubis, coccyx, and sacrum bones is an example of your pelvis.
- The basinlike cavity formed by the ring of bones of the pelvic girdle in the posterior part of the trunk in many vertebrates: in humans, it is formed by the ilium, ischium, pubis, coccyx, and sacrum, supporting the spinal column and resting upon the legs.
- These bones collectively; pelvic girdle.
- The funnel-shaped part of the kidney leading into the ureter.
Origin of pelvis
- Latin pēlvis basin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition