Hip bone

(redirected from coxal bone)
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Related to coxal bone: flat bone
(Anat.) the innominate bone; - called also haunch bone and huckle bone.

See also: Hip

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The top of the thighbone (femur) is a largest bone of human body, called femur joins with the horizontal pelvic coxal bone and lower end of that is fixed at the knee.
Modifications induced by fracturation are percussion striae; inner conchoidal scars, some with adhering flakes; anvil striae on the shaft of larger long bones; internal vault releases and concentric fracture cracks on the skulls; crushing of spongy bones; and peeling, predominantly on vertebrae, ribs, scapulae and coxal bones.
It shows in particular quantitative anomalies that cannot be explained by natural causes (such as differential preservation or loss) and are similar to those observed in Agris or Mancos (White 1992; Boulestin 1999): relative over-representation of the skull, relative under-representation of the rachis (with systematic destruction of the vertebral bodies of the lumbar and thoracic vertebrae, Figure 4), the patella and the iliac part of the coxal bones, and lack of sternum (Table 1).