Ischion Is"chi*on, Ischium Is"chi*um, n. [L., Gr. 'ischi`on.] 1. (Anat.) The ventral and posterior of the three principal bones composing either half of the pelvis; seat bone; the huckle bone. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the pleur[ae] of insects. [1913 Webster]

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