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hip bone Line breaks: hip bone

Definition of hip bone in English:


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.
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.

Words that rhyme with hip bone

cheekbone • shin bone
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