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Pelvis

pelvis

The pelvis is a basin shaped cavity bordered by the pelvic girdle and sacrum, containing and protecting the bladder, rectum and reproductive organs. Pelvic, as pertains to the pelvis. The structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates.


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Atavism

... in November 2007 when doctors successfully operated on the 2-year-old girl. (See Daily Mail article with photos.) The girl was joined at the pelvis to what was, in effect, a headless, undeveloped twin. If it suited diehard evolutionists' purposes, some would surely say this unfortunate 8-limbed ...

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by Sumanth001
Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:40 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Atavism
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Mystery Bone! Help?

A baby Bigfoot pelvis/ or perhaps a buffalo verebra.

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by animartco
Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:48 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mystery Bone! Help?
Replies: 3
Views: 2314

Mystery Bone! Help?

Found this bone in a washed out bank at the edge of the woods behind my house. I thought it had to be a pelvis, but after googling skeleton pictures of every animal I could think of, I am completely stumped. It isn't long and narrow like the pelvic bones of most animals. It's ...

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by mookielou37
Mon Jul 08, 2013 2:39 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mystery Bone! Help?
Replies: 3
Views: 2314

Dug-up unknown skull

Have to agree with JackBean here :) Looks a lot like a small dog's pelvis. (Or some other similar quadruped.) http://dogtime.com/system/pictures/0000/7945/pelvis-bone-structure-body-hip-dog-dogs-puppy-breed-hind-quarters.jpg?1217434912

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by biohazard
Mon Jun 06, 2011 8:24 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Dug-up unknown skull
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Views: 4588

Dug-up unknown skull

except that's no skull. I would bet it's pelvis.

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by JackBean
Sat Jun 04, 2011 6:22 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Dug-up unknown skull
Replies: 7
Views: 4588
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