The pelvis of male and female are configured differently in order to give the advantage of child birth to the female.

  • The male pelvis has a heart shaped pelvic brim (due to protrusion of sacral promontory) while the female has an oval or rounded one.

  • The female pelvis has an obtuse pubic angle while the male has an acute one.

  • The female osteological features are non prominent (e.g. sacral promontory, ischial spine, osteological lines). In the male these are prominent.

  • Obturator foramen is round in the male but oval in female

  • False pelvis is deep in male but shallow in female

  • Pelvic canal is convergent in male but has parallel walls in female.

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

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