Endochondral bone that is paired, forming the posterior part of the pelvis, articulating with the pubis and ilium. [ VSAO:NI VSAO:0005006 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ischium ]

Synonyms: ischium bone ischial bone

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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

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external definition

Paired bones of endochondral origin that constitute the posterior elements of the pelvic girdle. They are synostotically fused to each other and form the posterior part of the acetabulum.[AAO]

external ontology notes

this is_a hip bone in MA; in FMA it is a zone of bone organ.