innominate bone


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innominate bone

n.

innominate bone

n
(Anatomy) either of the two bones that form the sides of the pelvis, consisting of three fused components, the ilium, ischium, and pubis. Nontechnical name: hipbone

hip•bone

(ˈhɪpˌboʊn)

n.
1. either of the two bones forming the sides of the pelvis, each consisting of three consolidated bones, the ilium, ischium, and pubis; innominate bone.
2. ilium.
[1350–1400]
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Noun1.innominate bone - large flaring bone forming one half of the pelvisinnominate bone - large flaring bone forming one half of the pelvis; made up of the ilium and ischium and pubis
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
acetabulum, cotyloid cavity - the cup-shaped hollow in the hipbone into which the head of the femur fits to form a ball-and-socket joint
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
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The partial innominate bone (OMNH 74682) is possibly the "Pelvic section" labeled on the original sketch along the north wall at the back of the rockshelter (Fig.
5%) lesions; vertebrae, 4 (7%) lesions; skull, 4 (7%) lesions; sternum, 2 (4%) lesions; innominate bone, 2 (4%) lesions; and scapula, 1 (2%) lesion.
Each innominate bone is formed by the fusion of the embryonic ilium, ischium, and pubis, which occurs at the tri-radiate cartilage.