- innominate bone.
- the ilium.
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- the nontechnical name for innominate bone
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- Either of two large flat bones formed by the fusion of ilium, ischium, and pubis, constituting the lateral half of the pelvis and articulating with its fellow, with the sacrum, and with the femur.coxa innominate bone
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- Either of two large, flat bones, each forming one of the outer borders of the pelvis in mammals and consisting of the fused ilium, ischium, and pubis.
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