Pelvic bones

Pelvic Bones: Bones that constitute each half of the pelvic girdle in Vertebrates, formed by fusion of the Ilium; Ischium; and Pubic Bone.1

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Pelvic Bone: The caudal portion of the trunk, bounded anteriorly and laterally by the two hip bones incorporating the socket portion of the hip joint for each leg. Posteriorly it is bounded by the sacrum and coccyx.2


Types may include:3

Types of Pelvic Bone:

  • Ilium
  • Ischium
  • Pubic Bone

Categories for Pelvic bones

Category of Pelvic Bone:


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  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  3. ibid.
  4. ibid.

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