A large bone forming the main part of the pelvis on each side of the body and consisting of the fused ilium, ischium, and pubis. Also called innominate bone.
More example sentences
- Check that your pubic bone and hip bones are level, the pelvis neither tucked nor arched - this is your neutral pelvis position.
- This tilting of the pelvis is effected by the gluteal muscles, which connect the ilium of the hip bone to the lower limb.
- These sit in between your hip bones and the sacrum bone in your lower back.
More definitions of hip boneDefinition of hip bone in:
- The US English dictionary