iliac crest n.
The long, curved upper border of the wing of the ilium.
Exceptionally, pyloric tumors have been felt as low as the iliac crest or even in the hypogastric region.
The iliac crest, extending directly from one spine to the other, is curved, its concavity being turned upwards.
Seat of wound, abdominal wall a highest point of iliac crest.
Entry (Mauser), midway between the tip of the tenth right rib and the iliac crest.