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Capsule of hip-joint (distended). Posterior aspect. (Spine of ischium labeled at upper left.)
Left hip-joint, opened by removing the floor of the acetabulum from within the pelvis. (Spine of ischium labeled at center left.)
|Anatomical terms of bone|
From the posterior border of the body of the Ischium there extends backward a thin and pointed triangular eminence, the ischial spine, more or less elongated in different subjects.
|external surface||gives attachment to the Gemellus superior|
|internal surface||gives attachment to the Coccygeus, Levator ani, and the pelvic fascia|
|pointed extremity||the sacrospinous ligament is attached.|
- "Clinical Case - Perineum & External Genitalia". Retrieved 2009-05-27.
- Anatomy photo:41:os-0105 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Female Perineum: Osteology"
- Anatomy photo:44:st-0724 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Male Pelvis"
- Ischial+spine at eMedicine Dictionary
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