Osteology

Articulated male pelvis, anterosuperior view

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Image #153-3
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Articulated male pelvis, anterosuperior view
The shape of the superior pelvic aperture (13) and of the pelvic cavity below this line should be compared with that of the female pelvis shown in 153-7.
1 . Lateral part of sacrum
2 . Ilium
3 . Internal lip of iliac crest
4 . Upper pointer: Intermediate line of iliac crest Lower pointer: External lip of iliac crest
5 . Anterior superior iliac spine
6 . Anterior inferior iliac spine
7 . Iliopubic eminence
8 . Pubic tubercle
9 . Superior articular process of sacrum
10 . Middle sacral crest
11 . Sacral canal
12 . Base of sacrum
13 . Arcuate line (part of linea terminalis which marks superior pelvic aperture)
14 . Ischial spine
15 . Coccyx
16 . Body of pubic bone