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Laboratory 44. The Male Pelvis
Osteology Comparing the male and female pelvis

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In comparing the male and female pelvis, there are differences in the bones, which most students are not required to know. A distinct difference between the male and female pelvis is the degree of the infrapubic angle. In males this angle is about 60 degrees, in females it is about 90 degrees.

Links and References:
Grant's: 3.1, 3.6
Netter (1ed.): 334, 335, 336 (2ed.): 330, 331, 332
Rohen/Yokochi: 182, 183