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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy


Radiograph of right coxal bone, lateral view

Image #175-4

KEYWORDS: Bones joints cartilage.

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Radiograph of right coxal bone, lateral view
Strong bony trabeculae are visible passing medially and upward from the acetabulum (15) and from the region of the ischial tuberosity (11) toward the auricular surface of the ilium (3) which articulates with the sacrum.
1 . Iliac crest
2 . Iliac fossa
3 . Auricular surface for sacrum
4 . Accessory articular surface for sacrum
5 . Posterior superior iliac spine
6 . Posterior inferior iliac spine
7 . Greater sciatic notch
8 . Acetabular margin
9 . Ischial spine
10 . Lesser sciatic notch
11 . Ischial tuberosity
12 . Ischial ramus
13 . Anterior superior iliac spine
14 . Anterior inferior iliac spine
15 . Upper pointer: Acetabular lunate surface Lower pointer: Acetabular fossa
16 . Iliopubic (pectineal) eminence
17 . Superior pubic ramus
18 . Obturator foramen
19 . Body of pubis
20 . Inferior pubic ramus
21 . Area of union of ischial and pubic rami