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Ilium:

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ancient city made famous by Homer's account of the Trojan War. It is also called Ilion or, in Latin, Ilium. Its site is almost universally accepted as the mound now named Hissarlik, in Asian Turkey, c.4 mi (6.4 km) from the mouth of the Dardanelles.
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ilium

[′il·ē·əm]
(anatomy)
Either of a pair of bones forming the superior portion of the pelvis bone in vertebrates.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ilium

the uppermost and widest of the three sections of the hipbone
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"This is a real dinosaur ilium," or alternatively a 'proto-dinosaur,' an ancestral dinosaur-like form that does not show yet all features of true dinosaurs, Hungerbuehler said.
During the dinosaur's life, Miller explains, some soft material filled the ilium. But this inner matter would have decayed after death, leaving a void later filled by fine particles of silt and clay that entered the bone through fractures.
Ilium MSCs were isolated from 10 patients aged 25, 39, 53, 55, 59, 61, 63, 64, 65, and 81 years, and jaw MSCs were collected from 5 patients aged 20, 28, 36, 36, and 63 years [10, 16].
The fibreglass structural composite reinforcements that Ilium produces are the outcome of a process in which polyester flow media are sandwiched between layers of chopped fibreglass.
Antoniades and Pellegrini studied cross-sectional anatomy of the ilium from 16 cadaveric hips, [sup][17] claimed that there are substantial anatomic limitations to high hip reconstructions 2 cm above the acetabular dome, however, there were many limitations, and there is also some concern whether the calculations made in people of Caucasian descent can be generalized to Chinese people given that Chinese people generally have a smaller physique than white people.
Strong ligaments between the sacrum and the ilium permit hardly any movement of the joint.
The age & sex was determined from the measurements of ilium with Vernier Caliper & morphology of Greater Sciatic Foramen was studied.
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.e.
The charges also involve the alleged possession of Ilium Stanabolic, which contains the anabolic steroid stanozolol.
In fact, the Ilium seems like it would be more comfortable in RoboCop's hand, with its slick futuristic design, 4-inch touchscreen, large lens and advanced technology packed inside.
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Plain radiography of the pelvis showed complete bilateral absence of the ilium, with normal well-formed ischium, the superior and inferior pubic rami, as well as the femoral heads bilaterally.