Pelvic Girdl1

Pelvic Girdl1 - that protects internal reproductive organs...

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Pelvic Girdle The pelvic (hip) girdle transfers the weight of the upper body to the legs. It consists of a pair of coxal  bones (os coxae, hip bones), each of which contains three fused bones: the ilium, ischium, and  pubis. Together with the sacrum and coccyx, the pelvic girdle forms a bowl-shaped region, the pelvis, 
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Unformatted text preview: that protects internal reproductive organs, the urinary bladder, and the lower part of the digestive tract. Features of these bones are given in Figure 1. Figure 1. The pelvic girdle...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course PT 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Texas State.

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