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ischium

[′is·kē·əm]
(anatomy)
Either of a pair of bones forming the dorsoposterior portion of the vertebrate pelvis; the inferior part of the human pelvis upon which the body rests in sitting.
(invertebrate zoology)
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In the repair groups, specimens underwent a simulated proximal hamstring rupture by sharply releasing the conjoint tendon and semimembranosus tendon from the ischial tuberosity using a #10 scalpel blade.
70 m height individual; under the ischial tuberosities of pelvic bone, two 20 mm latex plates were placed, simulating the soft tissue found naturally below bony prominences (Matsuo et al.
Based on our clinical experience and teaching ischial containment to novice and experienced clinicians, we suggest that it is not uncommon for repeated measures to vary between as much as 1/2 to 1 in.
In one of the 2 patients, the tumor extended to the ischial spine and involved nearly the whole greater sciatic notch, so wide or marginal resection was not possible.
Ischiofemoral impingement (IFI) is characterized by a narrowed space between the ischial tuberosity and the lesser trochanter resulting in repetitive impingement of the quadratus femoris muscle (Figure 4).
Patient was tender medial to the right ischial tuberosity.
Fractures detected included superior and inferior pubic rami fracture, fracture of superior pubic ramus, fracture of ischial spine and acetabular fracture.
Common sites for periosteal nodules are the olecranon process, proximal ulna, back of the heel, the occiput, and ischial tuberosities.
The "sit bones" (otherwise known as the ischial tuberosities) are on the bottom rim of each side of the pelvis.
Furthermore, Delapparentia turolensis can be distinguished from other basal iguanodonts because it possesses the following unique combination of characters: the lateral surface of the preacetabular process twists around its long axis towards its anterior end so that it comes to face almost dorsally; the rim of the sacrodorsal rib facet is visible, in lateral view, in the preacetabular notch; in profile, the dorsal edge of the ilium is practically straight between the anterior end of the preacetabular process and the part dorsal to the ischial peduncle; the anterior caudal vertebrae have dorsoventrally expanded (i.
By blunt finger dissection, a window is created between the rectovaginal space and ischial spine.
ischial apophyseal symptoms) and contralateral lower limbs, as well as associated reported pain of a ballet dancer with a left ischial apophysitis during ballet exercises.