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Corpus ossis ilii

Definition
noun
The part of the ilium in which the articular segment forms part of the lunate surface of the acetabulum and the nonarticular portion contributes to the acetabular fossa.
Supplement
The corpus ossis ilii is one of the two major parts of ilium. The other is the ala ossis ilii.
Compare: ala ossis ilii

See also: ilium