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posterior inferior iliac spine

noun

Medical Definition of posterior inferior iliac spine

  1. :  a projection on the posterior margin of the ilium that is situated below the posterior superior iliac spine and is separated from it by a notch—called also posterior inferior spine

Illustration of posterior inferior iliac spine


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