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hip bone

noun

Simple Definition of hip bone

  • : the large bone between your waist and your legs that has sides that spread outward to form the hips

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hip bone

  1. :  the large flaring bone that constitutes a lateral half of the pelvis in mammals and is composed of the ilium, ischium, and pubis which are fused into one bone in the adult

12th Century

First Known Use of hip bone

12th century

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Medical Dictionary

hip bone

noun \-ˈbōn, -ˌbōn\

Medical Definition of hip bone

  1. :  the large flaring bone that makes a lateral half of the pelvis in mammals and is composed of the ilium, ischium, and pubis which are consolidated into one bone in the adult—called also innominate bone, os coxae, pelvic bone



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