Definition of Ischium

1. Noun. One of the three sections of the hipbone; situated below the ilium.

Exact synonyms: Ischial Bone, Os Ischii
Generic synonyms: Bone, Os
Group relationships: Articulatio Coxae, Coxa, Hip, Hip Joint, Hip, Pelvic Arch, Pelvic Girdle, Pelvis



Definition of Ischium

1. Noun. (anatomy) The lowest of the three bones that make up each side of the pelvis. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ischium

1. a pelvic bone [n -CHIA] : ISCHIAL [adj]

Medical Definition of Ischium

1. 1. The ventral and posterior of the three principal bones composing either half of the pelvis; seat bone; the huckle bone. 2. One of the pleurae of insects. Origin: L, Gr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ischium

ischiopagus
ischioperineal
ischiopodite
ischiopodites
ischiopubic
ischiopubic ramus
ischiorectal
ischiorectal abscess
ischiorectal fat-pad
ischiorectal fossa
ischiosacral
ischiothoracopagus
ischiotibial
ischiovaginal
ischiovertebral
ischium (current term)
ischochymia
ischuretic
ischuretics
ischuria
ischurias
ischury
ischæmia
ischæmiæ
iscoms
iseikonia
iseikonias
iseikonic
isenthalpic
isentrope

Literary usage of Ischium

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

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"At about the seventh or eighth year the rami of the os pubis and ischium are ... The ilium and ischium then become joined, and lastly the os pubis to the ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In all ordinary birds ths ischium (is.), which broadens towards its hinder ... J abut against the pubis and the ischium. In these vertebre, as in the dorsal ..."

3. Obstetrics: the science and the art by Charles Delucena Meigs (1852)
"The lower part of the picture (14) shows the rough tuberosity of the ischium, sciatic bone or sitting bone, the point upon which the body rests when in a ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Fractures and Dislocations by Frank Hastings Hamilton (1871)
"He felt distinctly the circular projection indicating the point where the ascending branch of the ischium unites with the descending branch of the pubes.1 ..."

5. An introduction to the osteology of the mammalia: Being the Substance of the by William Henry Flower (1876)
"The upper segment is named the ilium (//), the anterior bar of the lower segment the pubis (P), and the posterior bar the ischium (fs). ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1900)
"Sometimes it fuses with the foot-like process sent down by the ischium. Superiorly the hinder margin of the ischium is roundly concaved, the lower part ..."

7. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"At about the seventh or eighth year the rami of the os pubis and ischium are ... The ilium and ischium then become joined, and lastly the os pubis to the ..."

8. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In all ordinary birds ths ischium (is.), which broadens towards its hinder ... J abut against the pubis and the ischium. In these vertebre, as in the dorsal ..."

9. Obstetrics: the science and the art by Charles Delucena Meigs (1852)
"The lower part of the picture (14) shows the rough tuberosity of the ischium, sciatic bone or sitting bone, the point upon which the body rests when in a ..."

10. A Practical Treatise on Fractures and Dislocations by Frank Hastings Hamilton (1871)
"He felt distinctly the circular projection indicating the point where the ascending branch of the ischium unites with the descending branch of the pubes.1 ..."

11. An introduction to the osteology of the mammalia: Being the Substance of the by William Henry Flower (1876)
"The upper segment is named the ilium (//), the anterior bar of the lower segment the pubis (P), and the posterior bar the ischium (fs). ..."

12. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1900)
"Sometimes it fuses with the foot-like process sent down by the ischium. Superiorly the hinder margin of the ischium is roundly concaved, the lower part ..."

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