Illium


Bone Name
Illium

Skeletal Division
Appendicular

Description
The largest and most anterior of the three parts of the pelvic girdle; is irregularly triangular and presents two surfaces, three borders, and two angles.

Articulation
Joins the ischium and pubis at the actabular angle and at that point articulates with the femur.

Number
One pair

Common Name
Pelvic bone, Hip bone, Pin bone

Appears In Crossection
Loin C-G

Location
Dorsal portion of the pelvic girdle

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