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innominate bone

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innominate bone

n
(Anatomy) either of the two bones that form the sides of the pelvis, consisting of three fused components, the ilium, ischium, and pubis. Nontechnical name: hipbone
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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]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.innominate bone - large flaring bone forming one half of the pelvisinnominate bone - 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
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Brosjo, "Improved prognosis for patients with Ewing sarcoma in the sacrum compared with the innominate bones: the scandinavian sarcoma group experience," JBJSA, vol.
They used chiropractic interventions such as transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, moist heat, and low force chiropractic adjustments of L4, L5, sacrum and innominate bones in addition to a sacroiliac belt.
That stated, there is evidence that although there may be substantial left-right asymmetry of the innominate bones in any one individual, on average such differences are usually small and average only 2mm.