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Encyclopedia > Body of ilium
Bone: Body of ilium
Latin corpus ossis ilii
Gray's subject #57 231
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
c_56/12260656

The body of ilium enters into the formation of the acetabulum, of which it forms rather less than two-fifths. For other uses, see Latins and Latin (disambiguation). ... Elseviers logo. ...


Its external surface is partly articular, partly non-articular; the articular segment forms part of the lunate surface of the acetabulum, the non-articular portion contributes to the acetabular fossa. This article is about anatomical region. ...


The internal surface of the body is part of the wall of the lesser pelvis and gives origin to some fibers of the Obturator internus. The lesser pelvis (or true pelvis) is that part of the pelvic cavity which is situated below and behind the pelvic brim. ... The obturator internus muscle originates on the medial surface of the obturator membrane, the ischium near the membrane, and the rim of the pubis. ...


Below, it is continuous with the pelvic surfaces of the ischium and pubis, only a faint line indicating the place of union. Human male pelvis, viewed from front Human female pelvis, viewed from front The pelvis is the bony structure located at the base of the spine (properly known as the caudal end). ... The pubis, the anterior part of the hip bone, is divisible into a body, a superior and an inferior ramus. ...


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This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body (or Grays Anatomy as it has more commonly become known) is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...

The lesser pelvis (or true pelvis) is that part of the pelvic cavity which is situated below and behind the pelvic brim. ... The lesser pelvis (or true pelvis) is that part of the pelvic cavity which is situated below and behind the pelvic brim. ... The pelvis is divided by an oblique plane passing through the prominence of the sacrum, the arcuate and pectineal lines, and the upper margin of the symphysis pubis, into the greater pelvis and the lesser pelvis. ... The lower circumference of the lesser pelvis is very irregular; the space enclosed by it is named the inferior aperture or outlet (apertura pelvis [minoris] inferior), and is bounded behind by the point of the coccyx, and laterally by the ischial tuberosities. ... The greater pelvis (or false pelvis) is the expanded portion of the cavity situated above and in front of the pelvic brim. ...

 
 

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