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

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:16589 FMA:TA ]


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.

has exact synonym

ilium bone
os ilium
os ilii
iliac bone
os iliacum



never in taxon

taxon notes

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