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2.1.5 Review of bones and joints of the hip region


Now we’re almost ready to move on, and look at the muscles of the hip region. Before we do that, let’s take a minute to review what we’ve seen of the bones, and of the hip joint.

Here’s the wing of the ilium, the iliac crest , the anterior superior iliac spine, the posterior superior iliac spine, the ischial spine, the ischial tuberosity, the acetabulum, the obturator foramen, the body of the pubis, the superior pubic ramus, the ischio-pubic ramus, and the pubic tubercle.

On the femur here’s the head, the neck, the greater trochanter, the lesser trochanter, the inter-trochanteric line, the inter-trochanteric crest, the gluteal tuberosity, and the linea aspera.

Here are the sacro-spinous ligament, the sacro-tuberous ligament, the ischio-femoral ligament, the ilio-femoral ligament, and the obturator membrane.

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