pelvimeter


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pel·vim·e·try

 (pĕl-vĭm′ĭ-trē)
n.
Measurement of the dimensions and capacity of the pelvis, especially of the adult female pelvis.


pel·vim′e·ter n.
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pelvimeter

(pɛlˈvɪmətə)
n
1. (Medicine) med vet science an instrument used to measure the pelvis
2. (Veterinary Science) med vet science an instrument used to measure the pelvis
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Noun1.pelvimeter - measuring instrument for performing pelvimetry
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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'Too bad that we did not bring Baudeloque's or Rizzoli's pelvimeter', he wrote, or they could have tested whether the differences in dimensions of the female pelvis were measureable.