HyperDic: hipbone

English > 1 sense of the word hipbone:
NOUNbodyhipbone, innominate bonelarge flaring bone forming one half of the pelvis
hipbone > pronunciation
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > hipbone: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaninglarge flaring bone forming one half of the pelvis; made up of the ilium and ischium and pubis.
Synonyminnominate bone
Part ofpelvis, pelvic girdle, pelvic arch, hipThe structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
Partsacetabulum, cotyloid cavityThe cup-shaped hollow in the hipbone into which the head of the femur fits to form a ball-and-socket joint
Broaderbone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
Spanishcía, hueso de la cadera
Catalancía, cia, os de la cadera

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