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Image from page 342 of “The science of eugenics and sex life, the regeneration of the human race ..” (1914)

Image from page 342 of “The science of eugenics and sex life, the regeneration of the human race ..” (1914)
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Identifier: scienceofeugenic00hadd
Title: The science of eugenics and sex life, the regeneration of the human race ..
Year: 1914 (1910s)
Authors: Hadden, Walter J Robinson, Charles H Melendy, Mary Ries, 1842- [from old catalog]
Subjects: Eugenics Marriage Beauty, Personal Women
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa., National publishing co
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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Thelarge bones of thefemale pelvis arealso far more con-vex than those ofthe male. The malepelvis is deep inproportion to itswidth; the female pelvis, the reverse, and is more capacious than thatof man. In the female pelvis its outlet is also more regularly oval, sothat there may be less difficulty in the passage of the babe into theouter world. The position of the pelvis in regard to the trunk of thebody is oblique, thus affording a better support to the viscera and theuterus during the last stages of pregnancy. Were it not so, the uterus,during pregnancy, would gravitate low into the pelvis and press in-juriously on the viscera,while in the early stagesit might even protrudeexternally. The fact thatthe pelvic bones of the fe-male are more loosely setthan those of the malesuggests another wiseprovision of nature.They do not separate inchildbirth, as was oncethought, but they aredeformed pelvis. slow of growth, and in A rare formation, resulting from disease. the Case of the girl are

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272 THE REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS.

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