ilium

ilium

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

Origin:
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.
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Ilium

[il-ee-uhm] .
noun
Latin name of ancient Troy.
ileum, ilium, Ilium.
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ilium (ˈɪlɪəm)
 
n , pl -ia
the uppermost and widest of the three sections of the hipbone

Ilium (ˈɪlɪəm)
 
n
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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