hipbone definition

  • noun:
    • Either of two large level bones each forming among lateral halves regarding the pelvis and consisting of the fused ilium, ischium, and pubis. Also referred to as innominate bone tissue.
    • alternate spelling of hip bone.
    • the innominate bone tissue; -- called in addition haunch bone and huckle-bone.
    • Either of two large flaring bones, each creating half of pelvis; comprised of the ilium and ischium and pubis.
    • The ischium, or substandard an element of the pelvis for each side: loosely extended on entire innominate bone which forms each side of the pelvis, and to the upper an element of the thigh-bone. Also known as haunch-bone.
    • large flaring bone tissue developing one half associated with the pelvis; composed of the ilium and ischium and pubis

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