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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.]
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n, pl -ia (-ɪə)
(Anatomy) the uppermost and widest of the three sections of the hipbone
(Placename) the Latin name for ancient Troy
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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)
Latin name of ancient Troy.
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The uppermost of the three bones that fuse together to form each of the hipbones in many vertebrate animals. See more at skeleton.
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The uppermost of the three fused bones that form the hip bone.
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|Noun||1.||Ilium - an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War|
|2.||ilium - the upper and widest of the three bones making up the hipbone|
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n. ilion, porción del ilíaco.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
iliumn ilion m, hueso ilíaco or iliaco, hueso de la cadera
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