measuring instrument for performing pelvimetry

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\\pelˈviməd.ə(r)\ noun
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary pelv- + -meter
: an instrument for measuring the dimensions of the pelvis

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pelvimˈeter noun
An instrument for measuring the pelvis
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Main Entry:pelvis

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