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Female pelvis, coloured X-ray. The upper part of each thigh bone (femur) is seen at each side of the pelvis, where they form the hip joints. The spine runs up centre, and is seen in profile at upper left. The light patches above the pelvis are the intestines. The female pelvis is wider and shallower than the male, which facilitates childbirth.
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