innominate bone definition

  • noun:
    • See hipbone.
    • The hip-bone.
    • large flaring bone tissue forming one half of the pelvis; made up of the ilium and ischium and pubis
  • adjective:
    • the fantastic bone tissue helping to make a lateral half of the pelvis in animals; hip bone; haunch-bone; huckle-bone. Its consists of three bones, ilium, ischium, and pubis, consolidated into one out of the person, though separate when you look at the fetus, as additionally in several adult reptiles and amphibians.

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