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

subilium sub·il·i·um (sŭb-ĭl’ē-əm)
The portion of the ilium contributing to the acetabulum.
sub·il’i·ac’ (-āk’) adj.

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.
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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