Osteology

Articulated male pelvis, posteroinferior view

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Image #153-4
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Articulated male pelvis, posteroinferior view
The configuration of the male pelvic outlet is shown in this view and should be compared with that of the female pelvis in 154-1.
1 . Posterior superior iliac spine
2 . Posterior inferior iliac spine
3 . Ala of ilium (gluteal surface)
4 . Anterior superior iliac spine
5 . Acetabulum
6 . Ischial tuberosity
7 . Ramus of ischium
8 . Body of pubic bone
9 . Position of pubic symphysis
10 . Superior articular process of sacrum
11 . Intermediate sacral crest
12 . Middle sacral crest
13 . Sacral hiatus
14 . Sacral horn
15 . Coccyx (upper pointer indicates coccygeal horn)
16 . Greater sciatic notch
17 . Ischial spine
18 . Lesser sciatic notch