innominate bone

innominate bone
noun Date: 1866 hip bone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Innominate bone — Innominate In*nom i*nate, a. [L. innominatus; pref. in not + nominare to name.] 1. Having no name; unnamed; as, an innominate person or place. [R.] Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) A term used in designating many parts otherwise unnamed; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • innominate bone — n HIP BONE * * * see hip bone * * * os coxae …   Medical dictionary

  • innominate bone — n. either of the two large, irregular bones that, together with the sacrum and coccyx, make up the pelvis: it is formed of three bones, the ilium, ischium, and pubis, which become fused in the adult …   English World dictionary

  • innominate bone — the pelvic fin bone in Gasterosteidae, sometimes a misnomer for the ectocoracoid. Also called pelvic bone, pelvic plate, posterior process, pubic bone and medial plate …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • innominate bone — noun large flaring bone forming one half of the pelvis; made up of the ilium and ischium and pubis • Syn: ↑hipbone • Hypernyms: ↑bone, ↑os • Part Holonyms: ↑pelvis, ↑pelvic girdle, ↑pelvic arch …   Useful english dictionary

  • innominate bone — noun The hip bone …   Wiktionary

  • innominate bone — noun Anatomy the hip bone …   English new terms dictionary

  • innominate bone — see hip bone …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • innominate bone — innom′inate bone′ n. anat. hipbone 1) • Etymology: 1700–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • innominate bone — Anat. either of the two bones forming the sides of the pelvis, each consisting of three consolidated bones, the ilium, ischium, and pubis. See diag. under pelvis. [1700 10] * * * …   Universalium

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