hipbone hipbone  /ˈhɪp ˈboʊn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) large flaring bone forming one half of the pelvis; made up of the ilium and ischium and pubis

Usage(s):

  1. That forced the prince to undergo an operation in which a piece of hipbone was grafted to his arm.
  2. Most dresses were molded from hipbone to mid-bust, creating a long, svelte torso, a high and undeniably sexy bust line.
  3. To transplant the tissue, physicians use a syringe to draw out healthy marrow--usually from a donor's hipbone--and inject it into the patient's bloodstream.

News

  • Conjoined Twins See Sunlight For the First Time

      A pair of formerly conjoined twins were finally able to go outside see sunlight for the first time, more than seven months after they had surgery to be separated. Owen and Emmitt Ezell were born joined from their breast bone to hipbone and shared...
    on April 18, 2014     Source: ABC News Blogs via Yahoo! News

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