ala of ilium(redirected from Ala ossis ilii)
a·la of ilium[TA]
the upper flaring portion of the ilium that provides a broad surface for attachment of iliac and gluteal muscles; its anterior concavity forms the iliac fossa.
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ala of ilium
Broad, upper portion of the iliac bone.
See also: ala
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