noun, plural ilia [il-ee-uh] . Anatomy.
the broad, upper portion of either hipbone.

1705–1710; < Neo-Latin, special use of Medieval Latin īlium, as singular of Latin īlia; see ileum

preilium, noun, plural preilia.
subilium, noun, plural subilia.

ileum, ilium, Ilium. Unabridged
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ilia (ˈɪlɪə)
the plural of ilium

Ilia (ˈɪlɪə)
See also Rhea Silvia (in Roman legend) the daughter of Aeneas and Lavinia, who, according to some traditions, was the mother of Romulus and Remus

ilium (ˈɪlɪəm)
n , pl -ia
the uppermost and widest of the three sections of the hipbone

Ilium (ˈɪlɪəm)
the Latin name for ancient Troy

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ilium il·i·um (ĭl'ē-əm)
n. pl. il·i·a (-ē-ə)
The uppermost and widest of the three bones constituting either of the lateral halves of the pelvis. Also called iliac bone.

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ilium   (ĭl'ē-əm)  Pronunciation Key 
Plural ilia
The uppermost and widest of the three bones that fuse together to form each of the hipbones. See more at skeleton.

iliac adjective
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