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Laboratory 43. The Female Pelvis
Step 6. Hemisection of the Female Pelvis

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To facilitate the study of the internal organs of the pelvis, hemisect the pelvis . Cut the soft tissues in the midline with a knife or scalpel and extend the cut through the sacrum and lumbar vertebra with the saw .

Upon completion of the hemisection, identify the following structures in the female pelvis for orientation purposes (Figure 43.3). They are, from anterior to posterior:

Links and References:
Grant's: 3.42
Netter (1ed.): 346 (2ed.): 342
Rohen/Yokochi: 335