ischium definition

  • noun:
    • the cheapest of the three major bones that constitute each 1 / 2 of the pelvis.
    • the best associated with three bones that define each side of the pelvis.
    • In anatomy, the posterior an element of the pelvic arch in vertebrates, the lowermost of this three components developing the os innominatum.
    • In Crustacea, the next joint associated with the ordinarily 7-jointed knee; the ischiopodite.
    • one of the three chapters of the hipbone; situated below the ilium

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