The pelvis is the section of the body between the low back and the hips. The term pelvis often refers to only the bones in this section of the body, but can also refer to the whole section, including the buttocks, reproductive organs, and urinary tract.
The pelvis skeleton is also referred to as the bony pelvis. In mammals, there is gap located in the middle which is notably larger in females than in males. This is where babies are delivered during birth.
The top portion is called the pelvic inlet and the edge is the pelvic brim.
It is a large compound bony structure which is in bilateral symmetric shape composed of:
Pelvic region of the spine
It is derived from a Latin word for ‘basin’.