noun, plural il·i·a [il-ee-uh] /ˈɪl i ə/. Anatomy.
- iliopectineal line,
- iliopsoas muscle,
- iliotibial band,
- iliotrochanteric ligament,
Origin of ilium
Examples from the Web for ilium
It is very probable that a similar reception awaited Antiochus I. in Ilium, so that he kept the city in good remembrance.Troy and its Remains|Henry (Heinrich) Schliemann
Secondly, the ilium is elongated, and extends quite as much in front of the acetabulum as behind it.Dragons of the Air|H. G. Seeley
Meanwhile Mindarus, while sacrificing to Athena at Ilium, had observed the battle.Hellenica|Xenophon
This locality of Ilium has been discovered by Dr. Clarke, in the remains of that city.Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II)|Charles Bucke
I never saw a case of stellate fracture, and by this my experience in the case of the ilium was confirmed.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
noun plural -ia (-ɪə)
pelvic bone, 1706, Modern Latin, from Latin ilia (plural) "groin, flank" (see ileum).