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hip·bone

 (hĭp′bōn′)
n.
Either of two large flat bones each forming one of the lateral halves of the pelvis and consisting of the fused ilium, ischium, and pubis. Also called innominate bone.

hipbone

(ˈhɪpˌbəʊn)
n
(Anatomy) the nontechnical name for innominate bone

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]

hip·bone

(hĭp′bōn′)
Either of two large, flat bones, each forming one of the outer borders of the pelvis and consisting of the fused ilium, ischium, and pubis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hipbone - large flaring bone forming one half of the pelvishipbone - 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

hipbone

noun
Related words
technical name innominate bone
Translations

hipbone

[ˈhɪpbəʊn] Nhueso m de la cadera

hipbone

[ˈhɪpˌbəʊn] nileo, osso iliaco

hipbone

n hueso de la cadera
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