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Akidolestes cifelli

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

An extinct mammal, with no modern relatives, that lived in the early Cretaceous (about 124.6 Ma ago). A nearly complete fossil skeleton, found in the Yixian formation in Liaoning, China,...

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ilium

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Biological Sciences.

The largest of the three bones that make up each half of the pelvic girdle. The ilium bears a flattened wing of bone that is attached by ligaments to the sacrum (see sacral vertebrae). See...

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innominate bone

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One of the two bones that form each half of the pelvic girdle in adult vertebrates. This bone is formed by the fusion of the ilium, ischium, and pubis.

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ischium

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

In tetrapods, the part of the pelvis that projects backward on the ventral side. In Primates, it bears the weight of the sitting animal.

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obturate foramen

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

In the pelvis of mammals, a large opening between the pubis and ischium.

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Ornithischia

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Zoology and Animal Sciences.

(class Reptilia, subclass Archosauria)

One of two orders of Mesozoic dinosaurs, which is distinguished primarily on the basis of its bird-like pelvis. Ornithischian dinosaurs were...

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os innominatum

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In adult Reptilia, Aves, and Mammalia, in which the pubis, ilium, and ischium bones of the pelvis are fused into a single bone, one of the two lateral halves of the resulting bone.

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pelvic girdle

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1 In vertebrates (see craniata), the skeletal structure that provides support for the hind limbs or fins.

2 The part of the abdomen that is surrounded by...

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pubes

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n. 1. the body surface that overlies the pubis, at the front of the pelvis. It is covered with pubic hair. 2. see pubis. —pubic adj.null...

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symphysis

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1. A fibrocartilaginous fusion between two bones creating a rigid structure.

2. The line that marks the fusion between two bones that were separate at an...

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