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Measurement of the dimensions and capacity of the pelvis, especially of the adult female pelvis.

pel·vim′e·ter n.


(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) obstetrics measurement of the dimensions of the female pelvis
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Noun1.pelvimetry - measurement of the dimensions of the bony birth canal (to determine whether vaginal birth is possible)
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
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If you wanted pelvimetry done, is this something you could have ordered liar the patient?