pelvic cavity


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Related to pelvic cavity: abdominal cavity, cranial cavity, Spinal cavity
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Noun1.pelvic cavity - the space bounded by the bones of the pelvis and containing the pelvic viscerapelvic cavity - the space bounded by the bones of the pelvis and containing the pelvic viscera
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
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Western yoga teachers seem more concerned with the risk of retrograde menstruation (in which menstrual blood containing endometrial cells flows back into the pelvic cavity rather than out of the body), which is one explanation for endometriosis.
Endometrial tissue flows backward through the fallopian tubes and into the pelvic cavity instead of out through the cervix.
Endometriosis mostly occurs in the fallopian tubes, ovaries, outer surface of the uterus, pelvic cavity, vagina, cervix, and bladder.
Pain that's felt deep within the pelvis during intercourse may be due to a disorder of the pelvic cavity or the pelvic organs, such as pelvic inflammatory disease.
To facilitate dissection of the ureter, we passed a 10 to 12-Fr ureteral catheter over the guidewire so that the wire would remain in the bladder with its proximal end in the pelvic cavity.
But problems can arise months or years later if pieces of tissue escape into the pelvic cavity and seed themselves on other organs.
The condition most often affects the ovaries, fallopian tubes and lining of the pelvic cavity.
Once uterine amputation is completed, the cervical stump is dilated with cervical dilators to allow for the morcellator tip to advance through the cervix and into the pelvic cavity transvaginally.
In both sexes, the outlet from the pelvic cavity is much smaller than the inlet.
Trans-abdominal ultrasonography confirmed the finding of a left tubo-ovarian mass denoting a live fetus corresponding to 7 weeks and 6 days of gestation with free fluid in the pelvic cavity.
Bleeding in the pelvic cavity causes inflammation and pain.