Is"chi*on\, Ischium \Is"chi*um\, n. [L., Gr. ?.]

1. (Anat.) The ventral and posterior of the three principal bones composing either half of the pelvis; seat bone; the huckle bone.

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the pleur[ae] of insects.
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