Ilium meaning

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The uppermost and widest of the three bones constituting either of the lateral halves of the pelvis.
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The flat, uppermost portion of the three sections of the innominate bone.
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The uppermost and widest of the three bones constituting either of the lateral halves of the pelvis.
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The uppermost and widest of the three bones that fuse together to form each of the hipbones.
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(anatomy) The upper and widest of the three bones that make up each side of the hipbone and pelvis.
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Another name of Troy.
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Origin of ilium

  • Late Latin īlium groin, flank variant of Latin īlia

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin īlium (“lower abdomen”), from īle (“flank”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin Ilium, from Ancient Greek Ἴλιον (Ilion).

    From Wiktionary