outlet
An exit or opening of a passageway. SEE ALSO: aperture.
- pelvic o. [TA] the lower opening of the true pelvis, bounded anteriorly by the pubic arch, laterally by the rami of the ischium and the sacrotuberous ligament on either side, and posteriorly by these ligaments and the tip of the coccyx. SYN: apertura pelvis inferior [TA], apertura pelvis minoris, fourth parallel pelvic plane, inferior pelvic aperture, pelvic plane of o., plane of o..
- thoracic o. 1. SYN: inferior thoracic aperture. 2. SYN: superior thoracic aperture.

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out·let 'au̇t-.let, -lət n
1) an opening or a place through which something is let out <the pelvic \outlet>
2) a means of release or satisfaction for an emotion or impulse <counseling provides an \outlet for expressing and evaluating their feelings (Vicki Glaser)>

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out·let (outґlət) a means or route of exit or egress.

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