Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 7 - The Skeleton - Review Questions - Page 247: 12

Answer

The female pelvis is shallower and lighter, it is wider which is essential for giving birth to babies, the female pelvis is rounder, and the the ischial tuberosities are has more distance apart which is because of the wider pelvis in general.

Work Step by Step

As shown in the image the differences listed above can be viewed. A lot of these differences in some way benefit women when it comes to giving birth.
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