What does the word pelvis mean?

Usage examples for pelvis

  1. I knelt on the floor over the President, with a knee on each side of his pelvis and facing him. – Lincoln's Last Hours by Charles A. Leale
  2. As a rule, more than one part of the pelvis is broken, the situation of the lesions varying in different cases. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson

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