Ilium



[il-ee-uh m] /ˈɪl i əm/

noun, plural ilia
[il-ee-uh] /ˈɪl i ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
1.
the broad, upper portion of either hipbone.
[il-ee-uh m] /ˈɪl i əm/
noun
1.
Latin name of ancient Troy.
/ˈɪlɪəm/
noun (pl) -ia (-ɪə)
1.
the uppermost and widest of the three sections of the hipbone
/ˈɪlɪəm/
noun
1.
the Latin name for ancient Troy
n.

pelvic bone, 1706, Modern Latin, from Latin ilia (plural) “groin, flank” (see ileum).

ilium il·i·um (ĭl’ē-əm)
n. pl. il·i·a (-ē-ə)
The uppermost and widest of the three bones constituting either of the lateral halves of the pelvis. Also called iliac bone.
ilium
(ĭl’ē-əm)
Plural ilia
The uppermost and widest of the three bones that fuse together to form each of the hipbones. See more at skeleton.

iliac adjective

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