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ischium


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ischion  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ischium 
  n  :  one  of  the  three  sections  of  the  hipbone;  situated  below  the 
  ilium  [syn:  {ischial  bone},  {os  ischii}] 




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