innominate bone


noun Anatomy.

either of the two bones forming the sides of the pelvis, each consisting of three consolidated bones, the ilium, ischium, and pubis.

Origin of innominate bone

First recorded in 1700–10
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British Dictionary definitions for innominate bone

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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Medicine definitions for innominate bone

innominate bone


n.

hipbone
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