Paired endochondral bone that is the dorsal-most of the pelvic bones, offering attachment areas for gluteal muscles on its main surface [PHENOSCAPE:ad]. [ PHENOSCAPE:ad ]

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

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

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


dubious for taxon

external definition

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

external ontology notes

this is_a hip bone in MA.



taxon notes

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