lesser sciatic notch


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Related to lesser sciatic notch: obturator foramen, Lesser sciatic foramen

less·er sci·at·ic notch

[TA]
the notch in the posterior border of the ischium below the ischial spine.
Synonym(s): incisura ischiadica minor [TA]

less·er sci·at·ic notch

(lesĕr sī-atik noch) [TA]
A shallow indentation located between the ischial tuberosity and the ischial spine
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The ruler was pressed into the inside of the lesser sciatic notch of the pelvis, then removed for measurement.
The 3 length measurements were 1) total length, 2) length of the pubic symphysis, and 3) outside width at the lesser sciatic notch. Total length measurements were unattainable in most pelvises as a result of wolf chewing to the anterior and/or posterior portions of the pelvis.
The width at the lesser sciatic notch was not different between sexes (male mean = 141.78 mm, female mean = 142.17 mm, P = 0.8065, Table 1).