hip bone

hip bone (plural hip bones)

  1. (anatomy) One of two roughly symmetrical skeleton parts, each composed of the fused iliac, ischial and pubic bones, that together form the sides of the pelvis.
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • French: os de la hanche, os coxal
  • German: Hüftknochen
  • Portuguese: anca (Portugal), osso do quadril (Brazil)
  • Russian: тазовый
  • Spanish: hueso de la cadera, coxal, hueso coxal, hueso innominado

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