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noun Anatomy.
either of the two bones forming the sides of the pelvis, each consisting of three consolidated bones, the ilium, ischium, and pubis.
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Origin of innominate bone

First recorded in 1700–10
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innominate bone

noun
either of the two bones that form the sides of the pelvis, consisting of three fused components, the ilium, ischium, and pubisNontechnical name: hipbone
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