Definition of Hipbone

1. Noun. Large flaring bone forming one half of the pelvis; made up of the ilium and ischium and pubis.

Exact synonyms: Innominate Bone
Generic synonyms: Bone, Os
Terms within: Acetabulum, Cotyloid Cavity
Group relationships: Hip, Pelvic Arch, Pelvic Girdle, Pelvis



Definition of Hipbone

1. Noun. (anatomy) (alternative spelling of hip bone) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hipbone

1. a pelvic bone [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hipbone

hip pack
hip pad
hip phenomenon
hip pocket
hip pointer
hip prosthesis
hip replacement
hip roof
hip socket
hip speed
hip tile
hip to(p)
hip tree
hip trees
hipberries
hipbone (current term)
hipbones
hipdom
hipflask
hipflasks
hiphalt
hiphugger
hiphuggers
hiplength
hipless
hiplessness
hiplike
hipline
hiplines
hiply

Literary usage of Hipbone

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report of the Trade and Commerce of Chicago by Chicago Board of Trade (1920)
"Long hams should be cut from the side by separating with a knife the hipbone from the rump, properly rounded out, foot unjointed at first joint below the ..."

2. Annual Report of the Trade and Commerce of Chicago by Chicago Board of Trade (1921)
"Long hams should be cut from the side by separating with a knife the hipbone from the rump, properly rounded out, foot unjointed at first joint below the ..."

3. Coursing and Falconry by Harding Edward de Fonglanque Cox, Gerald William Lascelles, Charles Richardson (1899)
"Length of loin from junction of last rib to hipbone, 8A in. ; length from hipbone to ... —From hock to stifle-joint, to in. ; from stifle to top of hipbone, ..."

4. The Greyhound Stud Book by National Coursing Club (1882)
"Length of loin from junction of laat rib to hipbone, 8Jin. ; length from hipbone to socket of thigh joint, ..."

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