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Large pelvis

Large pelvis --> greater pelvis

The expanded portion of the pelvis above the brim.

Synonym: pelvis major, false pelvis, large pelvis, pelvis spuria.


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Stomach bloating and weight gain

... all within past 6 months (no abnormal results): - CT Scan (Abdomen and Pelvis) - Ultrasound (Abdomen) - Blood Test - & Upper gastrointestinal ... not realise she had this problem until I noticed her stomach was quite large and thought it was all the result of not exercising. I am encouraging ...

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by johnk
Sat May 26, 2007 10:56 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Human baby delivering...

I've heard that too. I think standing on two legs means that the pelvis has much more weight to support. This means it needs to be more robust ... than other animals due to the tighter fit. It's also harder due to the large size of the head compared to other animals. Also, being social animals ...

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by herb386
Thu Jul 13, 2006 12:47 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human baby delivering...
Replies: 5
Views: 3087


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