ischial spine

noun

Medical Definition of ischial spine

: a thin pointed triangular eminence that projects from the dorsal border of the ischium and gives attachment to the gemellus superior on its external surface and to the coccygeus, levator ani, and pelvic fascia on its internal surface

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“Ischial spine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ischial%20spine. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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