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Il·i·um

 (ĭl′ē-əm)
See Troy.

il·i·um

 (ĭl′ē-əm)
n. pl. il·i·a (-ē-ə)
The uppermost and widest of the three bones constituting either of the lateral halves of the pelvis.

[Late Latin īlium, groin, flank, variant of Latin īlia.]

ilium

(ˈɪlɪəm)
n, pl -ia (-ɪə)
(Anatomy) the uppermost and widest of the three sections of the hipbone

Ilium

(ˈɪlɪəm)
n
(Placename) the Latin name for ancient Troy

il•i•um

(ˈɪl i əm)

n., pl. il•i•a (ˈɪl i ə)
the uppermost of the three bones of each half of the vertebrate pelvic girdle; in humans, the broad upper portion of each hipbone.
[1705–1710; < New Latin, special use of Medieval Latin īlium, as singular of Latin īlia; see ileum]

Il•i•um

(ˈɪl i əm)

n.
Latin name of ancient Troy.

il·i·um

(ĭl′ē-əm)
The uppermost of the three bones that fuse together to form each of the hipbones in many vertebrate animals. See more at skeleton.

ilium

The uppermost of the three fused bones that form the hip bone.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ilium - an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan WarIlium - an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War
Anatolia, Asia Minor - a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
Dardan, Dardanian, Trojan - a native of ancient Troy
2.ilium - the upper and widest of the three bones making up the hipbone
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
arteria iliaca, iliac artery - one of the large arteries supplying blood to the pelvis and legs
pelvic arch, pelvic girdle, pelvis, hip - the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
Translations

il·i·um

n. ilion, porción del ilíaco.

ilium

n ilion m, hueso ilíaco or iliaco, hueso de la cadera
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And now his heart Distends with pride, and hardning in his strength Glories: For never since created man, Met such imbodied force, as nam'd with these Could merit more then that small infantry Warr'd on by Cranes: though all the Giant brood Of PHLEGRA with th' Heroic Race were joyn'd That fought at THEB'S and ILIUM, on each side Mixt with auxiliar Gods; and what resounds In Fable or ROMANCE of UTHERS Son Begirt with BRITISH and ARMORIC Knights; And all who since, Baptiz'd or Infidel Jousted in ASPRAMONT or MONTALBAN, DAMASCO, or MAROCCO, or TREBISOND, Or whom BISERTA sent from AFRIC shore When CHARLEMAIN with all his Peerage fell By FONTARABBIA.
For this reason the Iliad and the Odyssey each furnish the subject of one tragedy, or, at most, of two; while the Cypria supplies materials for many, and the Little Iliad for eight--the Award of the Arms, the Philoctetes, the Neoptolemus, the Eurypylus, the Mendicant Odysseus, the Laconian Women, the Fall of Ilium, the Departure of the Fleet.
They had this melancholy retreat to themselves, and seated on the divan enclosing the central steam-radiator, they were staring silently at the glass cabinets mounted in ebonised wood which contained the recovered fragments of Ilium.
On each side, they join the ilium, the largest bone to form the outer walls of the pelvis.
In January 2012 the Department of Agriculture conducted an inspection at Fenton's Glenbower Stables and is alleged to have found a kilogram of Nitrotain and a 20ml bottle of Ilium Stanabolic, both anabolic steroids and illegal for use on horses in Ireland.
Plain radiography of the pelvis showed complete bilateral absence of the ilium, with normal well-formed ischium, the superior and inferior pubic rami, as well as the femoral heads bilaterally.
of Miami) and Stevens (oral and maxillofacial surgery, Medical College of Georgia) review the anatomic knowledge and surgical techniques related to harvesting bone from the posterior ilium, anterior ilium, cranium, and tibia for the purposes of jaw reconstruction.
sediba differs from other australopitha and is aligned to Homo by sharing attributes like increased buttressing of the ilium, expansion of the posterior ilium, and a decrease in the distance between the hip joints and sacroiliac.
The plant, being set up by Ilium at the Bahrain International Investment Park, will manufacture more than 15,000 tonnes of reinforced fibreglass which will be sold to customers in the transportation, recreational and alternative energy industries in the Middle East, US, Europe, Asia and to developing markets including Brazil, according to the company.
Ilium is to establish a new fibreglass manufacturing facility at the Bahrain International Investment Park (BIIP).
MANAMA: ILIUM is to establish a new fibreglass manufacturing facility at the Bahrain International Investment Park (BIIP).
The Mesalands Community College class--made up of high school students, a high school teacher from New York City, two Texas retirees and a couple of volunteers from Oklahoma--found and excavated an ilium, the topmost element of the three hip bones.