Hip 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

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Most branches of the sacral plexus pass posteriorly between the sacrum and the coxal bone. Branches from the lumbosacral plexuses supply the gluteals, pelvic muscles, the muscles about the hip joint, the muscles of the posterior thigh, and all the musculature of the leg and foot.
Guittet et al., "Age at death estimation of adult males using coxal bone and CT scan: a preliminary study," Forensic Science International, vol.
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.