What is another word for ischium?

9 synonyms found


[ ˈɪst͡ʃi͡əm], [ ˈɪst‍ʃi‍əm], [ ˈɪ_s_tʃ_iə_m]

Ischium is a term used in anatomy to refer to the lower and posterior part of the hip bone. Synonyms for this term include ischiopubic bone, ischio-pubic ramus, and ischial bone. The ischium forms the base of the pelvis and supports the weight of the body while sitting. Along with the ilium and pubis, it makes up the three bones that form the pelvis. Additionally, the ischium is important for muscle attachment and plays a role in the movement of the lower limbs. While ischium is the most commonly used term to refer to this bone, these synonyms can be useful for students and professionals studying anatomy and physiology.

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    The ichium (ICH-you-um) is a genus of perennial flowering plants in the amaryllidaceae family. There are about 10 described species in this genus, all native to Europe, North Africa, and western Asia. The ichiums are unusual in that they are columnar or trunkless, typically 2-6 m tall, and their leaves are mostly basal, without stalks. The flowers are large, bell-shaped, and usually red, yellow, or white.

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