which runs from the
iliac spine to the
iliac spine. Inferior to the superior spines, we have the inferior
spines, which are called
iliac spine is an important landmark in the pelvis for it determines the
end of the
sacral canal at the level of S2. It is the point of the
in the female especially.
iliac crest is provided with three lips;
provide attachments for muscles of the abdominal wall.
has an iliac
fossa. At its junction with the
pubis in front, it is provided with an
iliopubic eminence. It articulates with other bones of
the hip bone (inominate bone OS INOMINATUM) at the