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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