Paired endochondral bone that is the dorsal-most of the pelvic bones, offering attachment areas for gluteal muscles on its main surface [PHENOSCAPE:ad]. [ https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/105 https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/60 ]

Synonyms: ilium bone os ilium os ilii iliac bone os iliacum

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
os ilium [ FMA:TA FMA:16589 ]

contributor

https://github.com/cmungall
https://github.com/mellybelly

dubious for taxon

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_8570

external definition

Paired, rodlike endochondral bones that constitute the anterior pelvic girdle.[AAO]

external ontology notes

this is_a hip bone in MA.

id

UBERON:0001273

taxon notes

All reptiles have an ilium except snakes, although some snake species have a tiny bone which is considered to be an ilium